Women, Science, and Technology

Women, Science, and Technology

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This reader provides an introduction to the gendering of science and the impact women are making in laboratories around the world. The republished essays included in this collection are both personal tales from women scientists and essays on the nature of science itself, covering such controversial issues like the under-representation of women in science, reproductive technology, sociobiology, evolutionary theory, and the notion of objective science.Both Zuckerman and her mentor Robert K. Merton, the pioneering sociologist of science, are Jewish and sensitive to the history of institutionalized anti-semitism in us academic life. Like many of his generation, Merton had found it necessary to anbsp;...

Title:Women, Science, and Technology
Author: Mary Wyer
Publisher:Psychology Press - 2001

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