The Shower Head as Tech

https://books.google.com/books?hl=en&lr=&id=rPohFHqyrZ4C&oi=fnd&pg=PP1&dq=%22shower+head%22+AND+%22masturbation%22&ots=pP0UJFqsuB&sig=1ayxzWaCv3YVCEsuYXGsEd6iGMw#v=onepage&q=shower%20head&f=false

This is a book that follows the history of masturbation and refers to shower heads many times as a gateway to women trying new things and not feeling ashamed of their actions. This would be an interesting topic to explore in terms of shower heads as a technology.

 

http://www.freepatentsonline.com/D533253.pdf

The patent for the elliptical shower head is displayed on this website. It was interesting to see how much goes into the patent even though it’s just a shower head, but it goes to show that this is in fact a piece of technology.

 

http://heapro.oxfordjournals.org/content/24/1/46.full.pdf+html

This article explores the connection between neighborhood participation in older adults, and defines their social standings as urban by using a hand-held shower head as an indicator of social status.

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