Women, Work, and Technology

Women, Work, and Technology

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Examines the ideological, social, and economic forces that, together with technology, influence the lives of womenConclusion The typewriter played a major role in the feminization of clerical work: not in instigating womena#39;s entry into offices, but in ... The large female presence in typing and stenography forced male employers to reevaluate the content of office jobs in general. ... By 1920, when my husbanda#39;s immigrant grandfather, a bookkeeper, went looking for employment, he was told that bookkeeping wasanbsp;...

Title:Women, Work, and Technology
Author:Barbara Drygulski Wright, University of Connecticut. Project on Women and Technology
Publisher:Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press - 1987


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