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The Resource Programmed inequality : how Britain discarded women technologists and lost its edge in computing, Marie Hicks

Programmed inequality : how Britain discarded women technologists and lost its edge in computing, Marie Hicks

Label
Programmed inequality : how Britain discarded women technologists and lost its edge in computing
Title
Programmed inequality
Title remainder
how Britain discarded women technologists and lost its edge in computing
Statement of responsibility
Marie Hicks
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hicks, Marie
Dewey number
331.4094109045
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
History of computing
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women
  • Sex discrimination in employment
  • Electronic data processing
  • Technocracy
Label
Programmed inequality : how Britain discarded women technologists and lost its edge in computing, Marie Hicks
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Britain's computer "revolution" -- War machines: women's computing work and the underpinnings of the data-driven state, 1930-1946 -- Data processing in peacetime: institutionalizing a feminized machine underclass, 1946-1955 -- Luck and labor shortage: gender flux, professionalization, and growing opportunities for computer workers, 1955-1967 -- The rise of the technocrat: how state attempts to centralize power through computing went astray, 1965-1969 -- The end of white heat and the failure of British technocracy, 1969- 1979 -- Conclusion: reassembling the history of computing around gender's formative influence -- Bibliography
Control code
ocn954037938
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 342 pages
Isbn
9780262035545
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)954037938
Label
Programmed inequality : how Britain discarded women technologists and lost its edge in computing, Marie Hicks
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Britain's computer "revolution" -- War machines: women's computing work and the underpinnings of the data-driven state, 1930-1946 -- Data processing in peacetime: institutionalizing a feminized machine underclass, 1946-1955 -- Luck and labor shortage: gender flux, professionalization, and growing opportunities for computer workers, 1955-1967 -- The rise of the technocrat: how state attempts to centralize power through computing went astray, 1965-1969 -- The end of white heat and the failure of British technocracy, 1969- 1979 -- Conclusion: reassembling the history of computing around gender's formative influence -- Bibliography
Control code
ocn954037938
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 342 pages
Isbn
9780262035545
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)954037938

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