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"... thoughtful critiques of the myriad issues between women and science." --Belles Lettres

"Outstanding collection of essays that raise the fundamental questions of gender in what we have been taught are objective sciences." --WATERwheel

"... all of the articles are well written, informative, and convincing. Admirable editorial work makes this anthology unusually helpful for scholars and students... Highly recommended... " --Choice

Questioning the objectivity of scientific inquiry, this volume addresses the scope of gender bias in science. The contributors examine the ways in which science is affected by and reinforces sexist biases. The essays reveal science to be a cultural institution, structured by the political, social, and economic values of the culture within which it is practiced.

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Questioning the objectivity of scientific inquiry, this volume addresses the scope of gender bias in science. The contributors examine the ways in which science is affected by and reinforces sexist biases. The essays reveal science to be a cultural institution, structured by the political, social, and economic values of the culture within which it is practiced.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [229]-239).

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ISBN:
9780253205254
Editor:
Tuana, Nancy
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Editor:
Tuana, Nancy
Author:
Tuana, Nancy
Location:
Bloomington, IN
Subject:
General
Subject:
Women's Studies
Subject:
Government and political science
Subject:
Feminism & Feminist Theory
Subject:
Feminism
Subject:
Sexism in science.
Subject:
Women's Studies - General
Subject:
Gender Studies-Womens Studies
Subject:
American Studies; Gender; History and Philosophy of Science; Science; Women
Subject:
Arizona
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Series:
Race, Gender, and Science
Series Volume:
no. 84
Publication Date:
19891131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
264
Dimensions:
9.23 x 6.05 x 0.72 in

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Questioning the objectivity of scientific inquiry, this volume addresses the scope of gender bias in science. The contributors examine the ways in which science is affected by and reinforces sexist biases. The essays reveal science to be a cultural institution, structured by the political, social, and economic values of the culture within which it is practiced.
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