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Publisher Comments:

"... 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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The importance of feminist critique for contemporary cell biology / The Biology and Gender Study Group — The premenstrual syndrome : "dis-easing" the female cycle / Jacquelyn N. Zita — Women and the mismeasure of thought / Judith Genova.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780253113382
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
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Publication Date:
1989
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
249

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History and Social Science » Feminist Studies » General
History and Social Science » Gender Studies » Womens Studies
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