Feminism and Science

Feminism and Science

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q... thoughtful critiques of the myriad issues between women and science.q -- Belles Lettres qOutstanding collection of essays that raise the fundamental questions of gender in what we have been taught are objective sciences.q -- WATERwheel q... all of the articles are well written, informative, and convincing. Admirable editorial work makes this anthology unusually helpful for scholars and students... Highly recommended... q -- 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.RUTH HUBBARD Feminists acknowledge that making science is a social process and that scientific laws and the aquot;factsaquot; of science reflect the interests of the university-educated, economically privileged, predominantly white men who haveanbsp;...


Title:Feminism and Science
Author: Nancy Tuana
Publisher:Indiana University Press - 1989-11-22
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