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Alice through the microscope : the power of science over women's lives

Author: Lynda I A Birke; Brighton Women & Science Group.
Publisher: London : Virago, 1980.
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Genre/Form: Student Collection
Essays
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynda I A Birke; Brighton Women & Science Group.
ISBN: 0860680789 9780860680789 0860680797 9780860680796
OCLC Number: 8219779
Description: [7], 306 pages : illustrations, tables ; 21 cm
Contents: Part one. Science and women in society --
Science education : did she drop out or was she pushed? / Libby Curran --
Psychological sex differences / Janet Sayers --
Sociobiology : so what? / Deirdre Janson-Smith --
Part two. Science and women's bodies --
The tyrannical womb : menstruation and menopause / Lynda Birke and Sandy Best --
From zero to infinity : scientific views of lesbians / Lynda Birke --
'Sickness is a woman's business?' : reflections on the attribution of illness / Hilary Standing --
The obsessive orgasm : science, sex and female sexuality /Wendy Faulkner --
Part three. Technological control --
Technology in the lying-in room / The Brighton Women and Science Group --
Contraception : the growth of a technology / Vivien Walsh --
Reproductive engineering : the final solution? / Jalna Hanmer and Pat Allen --
The masculine face of science / Ruth Wallsgrove --
Appendix : Some biological information.
Responsibility: by the Brighton Women & Science Group ; edited by Lynda Birke [and others].

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