International Journal of Gender, Science and Technology

GST focuses on gender issues in and of science and technology, including engineering, construction and the built environment, and aims to explore the intersections of policy, practice and research.



BOOK REVIEWS: New books available for review 2014


Please contact the Editor if you are interested in reviewing any of the following books:

Gendered Drugs and Medicine: Historical and Socio-Cultural Perspectives - edited by Teresa Ortiz-Gomez and Maria Jesus Santesmases

Posted: 2014-07-23 More...

NEWS: Brazil Special Issue - online now

Scroll down to see the Table of Contents for the Brazil Special issue. A podcast to accompany the Special Issue can be found at  
Posted: 2014-04-09 More...
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Vol 6, No 1 (2014)

Table of Contents


Editorial Abstract PDF
Clem Herman 1-2

Research and theoretical papers

Bringing Gender into Technology:A Case Study in User-Interface-Design and the Perspective of Gender Experts Abstract PDF
Brigitte Ratzer, Astrid Weisse, Barbara Weixelbaumer, Nicole Mirnig, Manfred Tscheligi, David Raneburger, Roman Popp, Jürgen Falb 3-24
The Effects of a Single-Sex STEM Living and Learning Program on Female Undergraduates’ Persistence Abstract PDF
Roxanne Hughes 25-54
“The Shop Floor is not for Every Woman”: Narratives on Women Industrial Designers’ Relationships with Shop Floor Workers Abstract PDF
Pınar Kaygan 55-80


Conference Review: E-textiles -There's the Bling of the Thing Abstract PDF
Diane Patricia McCarthy 81-86
Review of The XX Factor: How Working Women are Creating a New Society by Alison Wolf Abstract PDF
Gill Kirkup 87-90
Review of Feminist Cyberspaces: Pedagogies in Transition by Sharon Collingwood, Alvina E. Quintana and Caroline J. Smith (Eds) Abstract PDF
Marian Carr 91-95


Guest Editor interview: Elizabeth Silva Abstract PDF
Marcus Stefan Brodeur

Special Issue: Brazil

Editorial - Brazil Special Issue Abstract PDF
Elizabeth B Silva 96-100
Gender in the Management of Brazilian Incubators Abstract PDF
Leonardo Lehneman Agostinho, Mariza Almeida, Adelaide Baeta, Branca Terra 101-124
Mothering and Fathering in Flexible and Precarious Working Contexts: The Brazilian IT Sector Case Abstract PDF
Barbara Castro 125-143
Gendered Habitus in Engineering: Experiences of Brazilian Students Abstract PDF
Eduardo V Bonaldi, Elizabeth B Silva 144-164
“24 Hours On Air”: Gender and Mobile Phones in a Brazilian Low-Income Neighbourhood Abstract PDF
Sandra Rubia Silva 165-181
Perspectives on Gender Science and Technology in Brazil Abstract PDF
Elizabeth B Silva 182-192