Gender, Emancipation and Critical Information Systems

  title={Gender, Emancipation and Critical Information Systems},
  author={Alison E. Adam},
This paper addresses ways in which theorizing gender may be important in forming an understanding of the topic of emancipation which is central to the new critical information systems based on Habermas’s thinking. After briefly introducing current research on gender and IS and arguing that we need to look towards feminist philosophy for appropriate theory in order to understand foundational issues such as emancipation, the paper reflects on the reasons why technical disciplines may find… CONTINUE READING