Feminist HCI: taking stock and outlining an agenda for design

  title={Feminist HCI: taking stock and outlining an agenda for design},
  author={Shaowen Bardzell},
  journal={Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems},
  • Shaowen Bardzell
  • Published 10 April 2010
  • Art
  • Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems
Feminism is a natural ally to interaction design, due to its central commitments to issues such as agency, fulfillment, identity, equity, empowerment, and social justice. In this paper, I summarize the state of the art of feminism in HCI and propose ways to build on existing successes to more robustly integrate feminism into interaction design research and practice. I explore the productive role of feminism in analogous fields, such as industrial design, architecture, and game design. I… 
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