6 edition of Gender and Science found in the catalog.
by St. Augustine"s Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||363|
To be clear, science does not yet have a definitive answer regarding the biology of gender identity. The underlying biology is complex and particularly difficult to study in humans. But at the same time, it is quite clear that if lawmakers, lawyers, and presidents are to engage in a debate that turns on biology, then state-of-the-art biological. The book Osiris, Volume Women, Gender, and Science: New Directions, Edited by Sally Gregory Kohlstedt and Helen Longino is published by University of Chicago Press Journals.
Meanwhile, science-fiction writers like Ann Leckie write about future societies in which gender is so different as to be virtually unrecognizable. Leckie’s Imperial Radch trilogy is a sweeping space opera with a sprawling cast of characters, a ruthless space tyrant, sentient ships, mysterious alien races and a tortured, determined, daring. Caroline Criado Perez is the winner of the prestigious Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize. Here's what the judges said about her book on gender bias in data - and the other five books on the shortlist.
Gender and the Science of Difference examines how contemporary science shapes and is shaped by gender ideals and images. This interdisciplinary volume presents empirical inquiries into today's science, including examples of gendered scientific inquiry and medical interventions and research. Book Description. Does gender matter in global climate change? This timely and provocative book takes readers on a guided tour of basic climate science, then holds up a gender lens to find out what has been overlooked in popular discussion, research, and policy debates.
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Sex, Gender and Science has been added to your Cart Add to Cart. Buy Now See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover $ Cited by: Integrating contributions from historians and philosophers of science as well as scientists from a wide range of fields, The Gender of Science explores the claim that modern Western science is masculine, and that its masculinity helps to perpetuate a society biased in favor of men.
It also explores some of the ways women scientists are currently changing science, and some of the ways science's empiricist Cited by: 9. The Gender and Science Reader brings together key writings by leading scholars to provide a comprehensive feminist analysis of the nature and practice of science.
Challenging the self-proclaimed objectivity of scientific practice, the contributors uncover the gender, class and racial prejudices of modern science.5/5(2). This groundbreaking work explores the possibilities of a gender-free science and the conditions that could make such a possibility a reality.
“Keller’s book opens up a whole new range of ideas for anyone who cares to think about the history of science, that is, the history of the modern world/5(6). The Gender Gap in Science Book is available here. It contains a set of Recommendations for Instructor and Parents, for Local Organizations and for Scientific Unions.
Contents of the book. Are gender and science relations universal as assumed by the 'ethos of science' or vary with the culture. The book also tries to strike a balance between analyses of the gender dimension of science itself and the role of the wider social, economic and cultural by: 2.
So I want to be clear that I agree with the authors of the book that science is an inherently social endeavor, that scientific experiments should be well-constructed, that correlation does not equal causation, and that the framing of an experiment matters/5.
The only book of its kind, The Gender of Science inspires readers to critically reflect on science in order to help them become more socially responsible in their dealings with science. Provides a. Gender and Science Reader brings together key writings by leading scholars to provide a comprehensive feminist analysis of the nature and practice of science.
Paperback, pages Published November 16th by Routledge/5(13). There Are Many Dimensions of Gender Equality in Science Because There Are Multiple Causes and Manifestations of Inequality, Arising from Interactions between Different Values, Actions, and Circumstances at Individual, Family, Workplace, And Societal by: 1.
This book is a collection of essays which explores the relationship between gender (using feminist theory) and science (using the social studies of science), both of which are socially constructed.
The social studies of science draws on Kuhn and others who have argued that more than internal logic goes into choosing what is the best theory/5. Gender and the Science of Difference examines how contemporary science shapes and is shaped by gender ideals and images. This interdisciplinary volume presents empirical inquiries into today's science, including examples of gendered scientific inquiry and medical interventions and research.2/5(1).
"In nine essays 'premised on the recognition that both gender and science are socially constructed categories,' she considers 'the network of gender associations in science' first historically, then psychoanalytically, and finally scientifically and philosophically.
Consistently thoughtful, provocative, and interconnected. This book provides methodological expertise, research experiences and empirical findings in the dynamic field of Science and Technology Studies. The authors, coming from computer science, social sciences, or cultural studies of science, discuss how to ask questions about gender and give examples for the application in interdisciplinary research.
About this book. Introduction. In Sex, Gender and Science, Myra Hird outlines the social study of science and nature, specifically in relation to 'sex', sex 'differences' and sexuality. She examines how Western understandings of 'sex' are based less upon understanding material sex differences, than on a discourse that emphasizes sex dichotomy.
'Two books came out this year () which, in the long-term, could change how we view gender for ever. Cordelia Fine’s ‘Delusions of Gender: The Real Science Behind Sex Differences’ (Icon Books) finally debunked the myth that men and women’s minds are significantly different.
Both books were favourably reviewed and hotly discussed/5(). Hand in hand with such health crises as HIV/AIDS, breast cancer, and the resurgence of tuberculosis has come an explosion of scientific and medical technologies. As technology documents illness with ever greater precision and clarity, the knowledge and vocabulary of patients is being similarly expanded by activists, consumer advocates, and artists working with new electronic technologies.
Throughout the Western world, the relationship between gender, science and math ematics has emerged as critical in a variety of contexts. In tertiary institutions, the study of "gender issues", frequently with reference to science and mathematics, is of central significance to many disciplines.
In her new book Sex Itself: The Search for Male and Female in the Human Genome, Sarah S. Richardson, an assistant professor of the history of science and of studies of women, gender, and sexuality, examines science’s claims to reveal “what is really real about male and female.” Her focus is on the sex chromosomes, the stretches of DNA.
The Gender and Science Reader and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - The Gender and Science Reader - AbeBooks Passion for books. Caroline Criado Perez’s exposé of the gender data gap that has created a world biased against women has won her the Royal Society science book .Book Description.
The question of gender in science and technology is pursued by scholars from different disciplines and perspectives: historians study the lives of women scientists within the context of institutions that for centuries held women at arm’s length; sociologists uncover women’s access to the means of scientific production; biologists scrutinize how science has studied female.
Fiction Books About Gender Identity Orlando by Virginia Woolf. One of the classics of queer literature, Virginia Woolf’s Orlando stands singular amongst its peers as a novel centering on gender and identity.
For Woolf, for whom gender was a constriction both in terms of her career and her romantic life, Orlando seems an exploration of a world in which the binary is infinitely more flexible Author: Christina Orlando.