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Women, science, and myth

Sue Vilhauer Rosser

Women, science, and myth

gender beliefs from antiquity to the present

by Sue Vilhauer Rosser

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Published by ABC-CLIO in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sex role -- Research,
  • Sex differences -- Research,
  • Sex customs

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSue V. Rosser.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1075 .R674 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16657283M
    ISBN 109781598840957
    LC Control Number2008009359

    Women, Science, and Myth: Gender Beliefs from Antiquity to the Present examines the ways scientists have researched gender throughout history, the ways those results have affected society, and the impact they have had on the scientific community and on women, women scientists, and women's rights movements.. In chronologically organized entries, Women, Science, and Myth explores the people . Saini’s book explains historical scientific perspectives on women in the context of today’s research, and in the process, she deconstructs myths and misperceptions, like intelligence differences between men and women and sexual dimorphism in the brain. Recently, Science of Us spoke with Saini about her book.

      The ‘female’ brain: why damaging myths about women and science keep coming back in new forms August 3, am EDT. Gina Rippon, Aston University. Author. Gina Rippon.   Science History The Myth: Women couldn’t vote before the 19th Amendment “The women whose portraits became part of that book really are the women .

      The science in Rippon’s book is complex and multilayered. But she looks, too, at the pernicious influence of psychobabble. Evolutionary psychology comes in .   I just finished re-reading Naomi Wolf's The Beauty Myth, which I haven't actually read since college women's studies was pretty new then -- I distinctly remember Wolf visiting Northwestern's campus to fire us all up about the idea of Third Wave feminism -- and it certainly spoke to me, as a budding feminist and beauty product enthusiast.


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