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Has feminism changed science?

Has feminism changed science?

Author: Londa Schiebinger
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. ; London : Harvard University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Do women do science differently? This is a history of women in science and a frank assessment of the role of gender in shaping scientific knowledge. Londa Schiebinger looks at how women have fared and performed in both instances.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Londa Schiebinger
ISBN: 0674005449 9780674005440 0674381130 9780674381131
OCLC Number: 46602408
Notes: Originally published: 1999.
Awards: Nominated for Robert K. Merton Book Award 2001
Nominated for Don K. Price Award 2001
Nominated for Pfizer Award 2001
Nominated for History of Women in Science Prize 2001
Nominated for Rachel Carson Prize & Ludwik Fleck Prize 2001
Nominated for Watson Davis and Helen Miles Davis Prize 2002
Nominated for Pfizer Award 2002
Description: 272 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction Women in Science Hypatia's Heritage Meters of Equity The Pipeline Gender in the Cultures of Science The Clash of Cultures Science and Private Life Gender in the Substance of Science Medicine Primatology, Archaeology, and Human Origins Biology Physics and Math Conclusion Appendix Notes Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Londa Schiebinger.


This book is a history of women in science and an assessment of the role of gender in shaping scientific knowledge. Schiebinger considers the lives of women scientists, past and present, and debunks  Read more...


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The answer to the question posed by the title is "Yes, but not enough." Londa Schiebinger specializes in gender issues in science, and this is a synthesis of her earlier books, ranging through Read more...

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