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Women in mathematics : the addition of difference

Author: Claudia Henrion
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1997.
Series: Race, gender, and science.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The role of gender in making and shaping mathematicians.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Interviews
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Henrion, Claudia, 1958-
Women in mathematics.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1997
(DLC) 97002546
(OCoLC)36883955
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Claudia Henrion
ISBN: 0585000778 9780585000770 9780253332790 0253332796 9780253211194 0253211190
OCLC Number: 42854043
Awards: Winner of A Choice Outstanding Academic Book of 1999.
Description: 1 online resource (xxxi, 293 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Rugged individualism and the mathematical Marlboro man : mathematicians work in complete isolation ; profile : Karen Uhlenbeck, Marian Pour-El --
What's a nice girl like you doing in a place like this? : women and mathematics don't mix ; profile : Mary Ellen Rudin, Fan Chung --
Is mathematics a young man's game? : mathematicians do their best work in their youth ; profile : Joan Birman --
Women and gender politics : mathematics and politics don't mix ; profile : Lenore Blum, Judy Roitman --
Double jeopardy : gender and race : only white males do mathematics ; profile : Vivienne Malone-Mayes, Fern Hunt --
The quest for certain and eternal knowledge : mathematics is a realm of complete objectivity ; Mathematics is non-human.
Series Title: Race, gender, and science.
Responsibility: Claudia Henrion.

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