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Birke, a feminist biologist who has written extensively on the connections between feminism and science, seeks to bridge the gap between feminist cultural analysis and science by looking "inside" the body, using ideas in anatomy and physiology to develop the feminist view that the biological body is socially and culturally constructed. She rejects the assumption that the body's functioning is fixed and unchanging, claiming that biological science offers more than just a deterministic narrative of how nature works.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 188-200) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780813528236
Author:
Birke, Lynda
Publisher:
Rutgers University Press
Location:
New Brunswich, NJ :
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Feminism & Feminist Theory
Subject:
Body, human
Subject:
Feminist theory
Subject:
Body, Human -- Social aspects.
Subject:
Women's Studies
Subject:
Feminist Studies-General
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
no. 210
Publication Date:
20000231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 0.74 oz

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