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ERIC Number: EJ350237
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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The History and Philosophy of Women in Science: A Review Essay.
Schiebinger, Londa
Signs, v12 n2 p305-32 Win 1987
Reviews literature on the relationship of gender and science. Identifies four basic approaches: (1) the recovery of forgotten scientific achievements by women; (2) analysis of the history of women's participation in scientific institutions; (3) examination of how science has defined the nature of women; and (4) analysis of the masculinist nature of science. Analyzes inherent assumptions and biases. (KH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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