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Women in Mathematics The Addition of Difference

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ISBN-10: 0253211190

ISBN-13: 9780253211194

Edition: 1997

Authors: Claudia Henrion

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Book details

List price: $21.00
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 10/22/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 328
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Claudia Henrion graduated from Stanford University and received a Ph. D. in mathematical logic from Dartmouth College. She taught at Middelbury College and Dartmouth College. Henrion is the author of Women in Mathematics: The Addition of Difference, which deals with gender and academic politics.

Acknowledgments
Women Interviewed
Introduction
Rugged Individualism and the Mathematical Marlboro Man
Myth: Mathematicians work in complete isolation
Profile: Karen Uhlenbeck
Profile: Marian Pour-El
What's a Nice Girl Like You Doing in a Place Like This?
Myth: Women and mathematics don't mix
Profile: Mary Ellen Rudin
Profile: Fan Chung
Is Mathematics a Young Man's Game?
Myth: Mathematicians do their best work in their youth
Profile: Joan Birman
Women and Gender Politics
Myth: Mathematics and politics don't mix
Profile: Lenore Blum
Profile: Judy Roitman
Double Jeopardy: Gender and Race
Myth: Only white males do mathematics
Profile: Vivienne Malone-Mayes
Profile: Fern Hunt
The Quest for Certain and Eternal Knowledge
Myth: Mathematics is a realm of complete objectivity
Myth: Mathematics is non-human
Conclusion
Notes
Relevant Literature
Index