Synopses & Reviews
This book addresses the status of Canadian women in the sciences from a historical and contemporary perspective. Essays on women in medicine, sociology, pharmacy and the natural sciences provide insights about these pioneer women scientists. Contemporary concerns are examined, such as the career goals of female science students, gender separatism, and feminist research into genetic hazards in the workplace.
“An informative and thought-provoking introduction to the situation in Canada, past and present.” —American Review of Canadian Studies
Includes bibliographical references (p. 382-445) and index.