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The gender and science reader /

by Lederman, Muriel; Bartsch, Ingrid.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2001Description: xiv, 505 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.ISBN: 0415213576; 0415213584 (pbk.).Subject(s): Women in science | Feminism
Contents:
Women in science. Women (still) need not apply / Margaret A. Eisenhart and Elizabeth Finkel -- A six-year longitudinal study of undergraduate women in engineering and science / Suzanne G. Brainard and Linda Carlin -- NSF employment study confirms issues facing women, minorities / Edward R. Silverman -- Nepotism and sexism in peer-review / Christine Wenneras and Agnes Wold -- Science and science criticism / Ruth Hubbard -- How I came to this study / Bonnie Spanier -- From working scientist to feminist critic / Evelyn Fox Keller -- Creating androcentric science. Dominion over nature / Carolyn Merchant -- Selections from The flight to objectivity / Susan Bordo -- Secrets of God, nature, and life / Evelyn Fox Keller -- Methods and values / National Academy of Sciences -- The science wars / Sharon Begley --
Analyzing gendered science. Are there feminist methodologies appropriate for the natural sciences and do they make a difference? / Sue V. Rosser -- Feminist standpoint epistemology / Sandra Harding -- Situated knowledges : the science question in feminism and the privilege of partial perspective / Donna Haraway -- Is science multicultural? : challenges, resources, opportunities, uncertainties / Sandra Harding -- Subjects power, and knowledge : description and prescription in feminist philosophies of science / Helen E. Longino -- Heisenberg's recognitions : the end of the scientific world view / John Lukas -- Gendered practice. Life in the XY corral / Anne Fausto-Sterling -- The biopolitics of a multicultural field / Donna Haraway -- Foundations for a "new biology," proposed in molecular cell biology / Bonnie Spanier -- The gendered nature of biodiversity conservation / Helen Zweifel -- The inclusion of women in clinical trials / Curtis L. Meinert --
Science and identity. In pursuit of difference : scientific studies of women and men / Lynda Birke -- Race and fallacies : the paucity of biological determinist explanations of difference / Gisela Kaplan and Lesley J. Rogers -- Gender, race, and nation : the comparative anatomy of "hottentot" women in Europe, 1815-1817 / Anne Fausto-Sterling -- From molecules to brains, normal science supports sexist beliefs about differences / Bonnie Spanier -- Girls in science education : of rice and fruit trees / Liz Whitelegg -- Feminist restructuring of science. Toward a feminist natural science : linking theory and practice / E. Anne Kerr -- Implications of feminist critiques of science for the teaching of mathematics and science / Bonnie Jean Shulman -- The cell in relation : an ecofeminist revision of cell and molecular biology / Lisa Weasel -- Structuring feminist science / Muriel Lederman -- Democratizing biology : reinventing biology from a feminist, ecological, and Third World perspective / Vandana Shiva -- Creating sustainable science / Londa Schiebinger -- Epilogue : Women's work is never done / Hilary Rose.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [495]-501) and index.

Women in science. Women (still) need not apply / Margaret A. Eisenhart and Elizabeth Finkel -- A six-year longitudinal study of undergraduate women in engineering and science / Suzanne G. Brainard and Linda Carlin -- NSF employment study confirms issues facing women, minorities / Edward R. Silverman -- Nepotism and sexism in peer-review / Christine Wenneras and Agnes Wold -- Science and science criticism / Ruth Hubbard -- How I came to this study / Bonnie Spanier -- From working scientist to feminist critic / Evelyn Fox Keller -- Creating androcentric science. Dominion over nature / Carolyn Merchant -- Selections from The flight to objectivity / Susan Bordo -- Secrets of God, nature, and life / Evelyn Fox Keller -- Methods and values / National Academy of Sciences -- The science wars / Sharon Begley --

Analyzing gendered science. Are there feminist methodologies appropriate for the natural sciences and do they make a difference? / Sue V. Rosser -- Feminist standpoint epistemology / Sandra Harding -- Situated knowledges : the science question in feminism and the privilege of partial perspective / Donna Haraway -- Is science multicultural? : challenges, resources, opportunities, uncertainties / Sandra Harding -- Subjects power, and knowledge : description and prescription in feminist philosophies of science / Helen E. Longino -- Heisenberg's recognitions : the end of the scientific world view / John Lukas -- Gendered practice. Life in the XY corral / Anne Fausto-Sterling -- The biopolitics of a multicultural field / Donna Haraway -- Foundations for a "new biology," proposed in molecular cell biology / Bonnie Spanier -- The gendered nature of biodiversity conservation / Helen Zweifel -- The inclusion of women in clinical trials / Curtis L. Meinert --

Science and identity. In pursuit of difference : scientific studies of women and men / Lynda Birke -- Race and fallacies : the paucity of biological determinist explanations of difference / Gisela Kaplan and Lesley J. Rogers -- Gender, race, and nation : the comparative anatomy of "hottentot" women in Europe, 1815-1817 / Anne Fausto-Sterling -- From molecules to brains, normal science supports sexist beliefs about differences / Bonnie Spanier -- Girls in science education : of rice and fruit trees / Liz Whitelegg -- Feminist restructuring of science. Toward a feminist natural science : linking theory and practice / E. Anne Kerr -- Implications of feminist critiques of science for the teaching of mathematics and science / Bonnie Jean Shulman -- The cell in relation : an ecofeminist revision of cell and molecular biology / Lisa Weasel -- Structuring feminist science / Muriel Lederman -- Democratizing biology : reinventing biology from a feminist, ecological, and Third World perspective / Vandana Shiva -- Creating sustainable science / Londa Schiebinger -- Epilogue : Women's work is never done / Hilary Rose.

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