Feminist Science Studies

Feminist Science Studies : A New Generation

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This essential text contains contributions from a wide range of fields and provides role models for feminist scientists. Including chapters from scientists and feminist scholars, the book presents a wide range of feminist science studies scholarship-from autobiographical narratives and experimental and theoretical projects, to teaching tools and courses and community-based projects.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 384 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 29.72mm | 454g
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 10 Illustrations, color
  • 0415926955
  • 9780415926959

Table of contents

1. (Un)Disciplined Identities: Forging Knowledge Across Borders 2. Altered States: Transforming Disciplines From Within 3. Stories From the Field: Implementing Feminist Science Studies in the Academy 4. Destination: Reintegrating Science, Community and Activism
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"Passion, energy, and excitement are evident in "Feminist Science Studies."
-Feminist Collections
..."the editors of "Feminist Science Studies define the purposes of feminist inquiry in the sciences as more comprehensive-to enrich and redirect science, to be sure, but also to enrich and redirect feminist inquiry...in general the contributions are solid and useful, many excellent."
-Signs
"How very exciting to see the next generation of science studies come into existence.. This thorough volume contains many perspectives and points of view and should be very useful for the next generation of feminists and scientists alike. My congratulations to the editors for putting together such a wonderful volume."
-Anne Fausto-Sterling, Professor of Biology and Women's Studies, Brown University
"This volume brims with new voices-of feminist scientists and of scholars in feminist science studies-building on previous accomplishments in the field. These essays, which integrate insights from feminism and from social and cultural studies of science, take the field forward in research and pedagogy."
-Helen E. Longino, Professor of Women's Studies and Philosophy, University of Minnesota
"This action-packed anthology is absolutely bursting with insight and intelligence. An eloquent and passionate tribute to the energy of feminist science studies, it is also a must- read contribution to it, which will reshape the agendas of this field for years to come. The voices in each chapter jump right off the page and it is clear this book acquired a life of its own in the making. This is an outstanding compilation."
-Sarah Franklin, Professor of Sociology, Lancaster University
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About Maralee Mayberry

Maralee Mayberry is a Professor of Sociology and Women's Studies at the University of Nevada, and co-editor of Meeting the Challenge: Innovative Feminist Pedagogies in Practice (Routledge). Banu Subramaniam is an Assistant Research Professor of Women's Studies and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Arizona. Lisa H. Weasel is an Assistant Professor of Biology at Portland State University.
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