Publications (Selected)

2016   sex robot matters Kathleen Richardson June 2016 IEEE Society and Technology Magazine,  June 2016.

2016    “Attachment Theor(ies) & Empathy: The Ethics of the Human in Sex and Love with Robots” Submitted and Under Review February 2016.

2016    ‘The Robot Intermediary: Mechanical Analogies and Autism’. Anthropology Today. Accepted for publication, April 2015.

2016   technological animism social analysis Kathleen Richardson 2016 In Social Analysis Katherine Swancutt and Mireille Mazard (eds). Special Issue on Animism: The Animistic Turn.  Spring 2016.

2016    The Human Relationship in the Ethics of Relational Robotics: A Call to Martin Buber’s I and Thou in “I”Robot? Rethinking the I-You Relation through Dialogical Philosophy in the Ethics of AI and Robotics (AI & Society Special Issue).

2015    The Asymmetrical ‘Relationship’: Parallels Between Prostitution and the Development of Sex Robots. Published on the ACM Digital Library as a special issue of the ACM SIGCAS newsletter. SIGCAS Computers & Society, Sept 2015, Vol. 45, No. 3 290-293.

2015   introduction an anthropology of robots and ai (2)An Anthropology of Robots and AI: Annihilation Anxiety and Machines. Routledge, New York and London.

2010   Etnofoor Imitation Richardson paper on disability and robots  Etnofoor, September 2010, volume 22, issue 1, 2010, pp. 75-90.

2009    Richardson, Kathleen and Sue Hessey. 2009.richardson-archiving the self’. Journal of Information, Communication & Ethics in Society. 2009 Volume 7. 1. Pp. 25 – 38