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The "Racial" economy of science : toward a democratic future

Author: Sandra G Harding
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1993.
Series: Race, gender, and science.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Geschiedenis (vorm)
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Racial" economy of science.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1993
(DLC) 92031286
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sandra G Harding
ISBN: 9780253115539 0253115531 0585025509 9780585025506
OCLC Number: 42854274
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 526 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction: Eurocentric scientific illiteracy--a challenge for the world community / S. Harding --
Poverties and triumphs of the Chinese scientific tradition / J. Needham --
Black Athena : hostilities to Egypt in the Eighteenth Century / M. Bernal --
Early Andean experimental agriculture / J. Weatherford --
American polygeny and craniometry before Darwin : blacks and indians as separate, inferior species / S.J. Gould --
Racial classifications : popular and scientific / G.A. Marshall --
The study of race / S.L. Washburn --
On the nonexistence of human races / F.B. Livingstone --
IQ : the rank ordering of the world / R.C. Lewontin, S. Rose, and L.J. Kamin --
The health of black folk : disease, class, and ideology in science / N. Krieger and M. Bassett --
Appropriating the idioms of science : the rejection of scientific racism / N.L. Stepan and S.L. Gilman --
Aesculapius was a white man : race and the cult of true womanhood / R.T. Takaki --
Co-laborers in the work of the Lord / D.C. Hine --
Ernest Everett Just / K.R. Manning. Never meant to survive : a black woman's journey--an interview with Evelynn Hammonds / A. Sands --
Increasing the participation of black women in science and technology / S. Malcom --
Without more minorities, women, disabled, U.S. Scientific failure certain, fed study says / E.M. O'Brien --
Modern science and the periphery : the characteristics of dependent knowledge / S. Goonatilake --
The Tuskegee syphilis experiment : "a moral astigmatism" / J. Jones --
Calling the shots? The international politics of depo-provera / P. Bunkle --
Colonialism and the evolution of masculinist forestry / V. Shiva --
Applied biology in the Third World : the struggle for revolutionary science / R. Levins and R. Lewontin --
Environmental racism / K. Grossman --
Methods and values in science / National Academy of Sciences --
Nazi medicine and the politics of knowledge / R. Proctor --
Race and gender : the role of analogy in science / N.L. Stepan --
The bio-politics of a multicultural field / D. Haraway --
Cultural differences in high-energy physics: contrasts between Japan and the United States / S. Traweek. The "relevance" of anthropology to colonialism and imperialism / J. Stauder --
Science and democracy : a fundamental correlation / J. Needham --
People's science / B. Zimmerman et al. --
Science and black people / Editorial, The Black Scholar --
Science, technology and black community development / R.C. Johnson --
Towards a democratic strategy for science : the new politics of science / D. Dickson --
Modern science in crisis: a Third World response / Third World Network.
Series Title: Race, gender, and science.
Responsibility: edited by Sandra Harding.


Discusses a range of issues: revaluating the sciences in premodern high cultures of China, Africa, and the Andes; disputes over science's legitimation of culturally approved definitions of race  Read more...


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By racial economy Harding means those institutions, assumptions, and practices that are responsible for disproportionately distributing along 'racial' lines the benefits of Western science to the Read more...

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