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Reinventing biology : respect for life and the creation of knowledge

Author: Lynda I A Birke; Ruth Hubbard
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1995
Series: Race, gender, and science
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores what biology would look like if scientists gave more forethought and concern to the organisms with which they work. This work features essays that address a spectrum of concerns: How are  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynda I A Birke; Ruth Hubbard
ISBN: 0253329094 9780253329097 0253209811 9780253209818
OCLC Number: 489000914
Description: 291 s
Contents: IntroductionNLynda Birke and Ruth Hubbard Part I: Exploitation of the OOtherO IntroductionNLynda Birke and Ruth Hubbard 1. Learning From the New Priesthood and the Shrieking Sisterhood: Debating the Life Sciences in Victorian EnglandNHilary Rose 2. OThe Rat CouldnOt Speak, But We Can:O Inhumanity in Occupational Health ResearchNKaren Messing and Donna Mergler 3. Democratizing BiologyNVandana Shiva Part II: Personal Accounts IntroductionNLynda Birke and Ruth Hubbard 4. On Keeping a Respectful DistanceNLynda Birke 5. The Logos of LifeNRuth Hubbard 6. More Than the Sum of Our PartsNBetty J. Wall Part III: Theorizing and Practice of Biology IntroductionNRuth Hubbard and Lynda Birke 7. Nature Is the Human Heart Made TangibleNAnne Fausto-Sterling 8. The Liberation of the Female RodentNMarianne van den Wijngaard 9. They Are Only AnimalsNLesley J. Rogers 10. Revolutionary Theory: Reinventing Our Origin MythsNJudith C. Masters Part IV: Border Crossings: Human/Animal, Live/Inanimate IntroductionNRuth Hubbard and Lynda Birke 11. Carnal Boundaries: The Commingling of Flesh in Theory and PracticeNStuart A. Newman 12. The Nazi Treatment of Animals and PeopleNArnold Arluke and Boria Sax 13. Working Across the Human-Other DivideNEmily martin EnvoiNRuth Hubbard and Lynda Birke About the Authors
Series Title: Race, gender, and science
Responsibility: edited by Lynda Birke and Ruth Hubbard

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In many ways an exploration of human-other boundaries, Reinventing Biology explores the paradox of animals being similar enough to humans to serve as models but different enough to justify using and Read more...

 
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