Feminism in Twentieth-Century Science, Technology, and Medicine

ISBN-10: 0226120244

ISBN-13: 9780226120249

Edition: 2001

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The essays in this volume explore how feminist theory has had an impact on research in the biological and social sciences, in medicine and in technology, often providing the impetus for changing theoretical underpinnings and practices of research.
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Book details

List price: $34.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 11/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 270
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Angela N. H. Creager is the Philip and Beulah Rollins Professor of History at Princeton University.

Londa Schiebinger is John L. Hinds Professor of History of Science and Barbara D. Finberg Director of the Clayman Institute for Gender Research, Stanford University.

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Science
Doing Social Science as a Feminist: The Engendering of Archeology
The Paradox of Feminist Primatology: The Goddess's Discipline?
Revisiting Women, Gender, and Feminism in Developmental Biology
Making a Difference: Feminist Movement and Feminist Critiques of Science
Technology
Feminism and the Rethinking of the History of Technology
Man the Maker, Woman the Consumer: The Consumption Junction Revisited
What Difference Has Feminism Made to Engineering in the Twentieth Century?
Boy's Toys and Women's Work: Feminism Engages Software
Medicine, Technology, and Gender in the History of Prenatal Diagnosis
Medicine
On Bodies, Technologies, and Feminisms
Rationality, Feminism, and Mind
Gendering the Epidemic: Feminism and the Epidemic of HIV/AIDS in the United States, 1981 - 1999
Contributors
Index
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