Gender, health and information technology in context

Ellen Balka (Editor), Eileen Green (Editor), Flis Henwood (Editor)

Research output: Book/ReportBook - edited


This empirically-grounded volume breaks new ground by asking how our understandings of gender can be informed by exploring the socio-technical relations of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in health care and, conversely, by asking how far an appreciation of the ways in which gender works can inform and improve our understanding of how ICTs are being developed, implemented, and used in health care contexts.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBasingstoke
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages240
ISBN (Print)9780230216341
Publication statusPublished - 9 Oct 2009


  • Gender
  • health
  • information and communication technologies
  • informed patient
  • health information intermediaries
  • gendered health work
  • health information systems
  • internet
  • gendered identities
  • patient-practitioner relations


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