Sex and Scientific Inquiry

Edited by Sandra Harding and Jean F. O'Barr

Edited by Sandra Harding and Jean F. O'Barr

326 pages | 4 halftones | 6 x 9 | © 1987
Paper $21.00 ISBN: 9780226316277 Published May 1987
Contents

Introduction

THE SOCIAL STRUCTURE OF SCIENCE

The History and Philosophy of Women in Science: A Review Essay (Londa Schiebinger)

Sexual Segregation in the Sciences: Some Data and a Model (Margaret W. Rossiter)

Images of Female Medical Students at the Turn of the Century (Sandra L. Chaff)

MISUSES AND ABUSES OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOY

Women and the History of American Technology (Judith A. McGaw)

Outrunning Atalanta: Feminine Destiny in Alchemical Transmutation (Sally G. Allen)

Science, Politics, and Race (Inez Smith Reid)

BIAS IN THE SCIENCES

Biology and Equality: A Perspective on Sex Differences (Helen H. Lambert)

Social and Behavioral Constructions of Female Sexuality (Patricia Y. Miller)

Body, Bias, and Behavior: A Comparative Analysis of Reasoning in Two Areas of Biological Science (Helen Longino)

The Variability Hypothesis: The History of a Biological Model of Sex Differences in Intelligence (Stephanie A. Shields)

Animal Sociology and a Natural Economy of the Body Politic, Part I: A Political Physiology of Dominance (Donna Haraway)

SEXUAL MEANINGS OF SCIENCE

Feminism and Science (Evelyn Fox Keller)

The Cartesian Masculinization of Thought (Susan Bordo)

EPISTEMOLOGY AND METATHEORY

Hand, Brain, and Heart: A Feminist Epistemology for the Natural Sciences (Hilary Rose)

The Instability of the Analytical Categories of Feminist Theory (Sandra Harding)

About the Contributors

Signs Articles of Related Interest

Index

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