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    • Programmed Inequality: How Britain Discarded Women Technologists and Lost Its Edge in Computing

    • History of Computing
    • By: Marie Hicks
    • Narrated by: Becky White
    • Length: 11 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    In Programmed Inequality, Marie Hicks explores the story of labor feminization and gendered technocracy that undercut British efforts to computerize. Women were a hidden engine of growth in high technology from World War II to the 1960s. As computing experienced a gender flip, labor problems grew into structural ones, and gender discrimination caused the nation's largest computer user to make decisions that were disastrous for the British computer industry and the nation as a whole.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Old age problem of Female Inequality.

    • By cosmitron on 04-25-18

    Regular price: $24.95