Neurofeminism : Issues at the Intersection of Feminist Theory and Cognitive Science

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Going beyond the hype of recent fMRI 'findings', thisinterdisciplinary collection examines such questions as: Do women and men have significantly different brains? Do women empathize, while men systematize? Is there a 'feminine' ethics? What does brain research on intersex conditions tell us about sex and gender?
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Product details

  • Hardback | 284 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 22.86mm | 575g
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2012 ed.
  • X, 284 p.
  • 0230296734
  • 9780230296732
  • 1,561,054

Table of contents

Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors Introduction; R.Bluhm , A.J.Jacobson & H.Maibom The Politics of Pictured Reality: Locating the Object from Nowhere in fMRI; L.Meynell What, If Anything, Can Neuroscience Tell Us About Gender Differences?; G.Hoffman In a Different Voice?; H.Maibom The Role of Fetal Testosterone in the Development of 'The Essential Difference' Between the Sexes: Some Essential Issues; G.Grossi & C.Fine Hardwired for Sexism? Approaches to Sex/Gender in Neuroscience; R.M.Jordan-Young & R.I.Rumiati Re-Queering the Brain; A.Kaiser & I.Dussauge Situated Neuroscience: Exploring Biologies of Diversity; G.Einstein Cosmopolitics and the Brain: The Co-Becoming of Practices in Feminism and Neuroscience; D.Roy Beyond Neurosexism: Is it Possible to Defend the Female Brain?; R.Bluhm Seeing as a Social Phenomenon: Feminist Theory and the Cognitive Sciences; A.J.Jacobson Linking Neuroscience, Medicine, Gender and Society through Controversy and Conflict Analysis: A 'Dissensus Framework' for Feminist/Queer Brain Science Studies; C.Kraus Index
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About Robyn Bluhm

ISABELLE DUSSAUGE Assistant Professor, Department of Thematic Studies - Technology and Social Change, Linkoeping University, Sweden
GILLIAN EINSTEIN Associate Professor, Department of Psychology and the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Canada
CORDELIA FINE Associate Professor, Melbourne Business School, University of Melbourne, Australia
GIORDANA GROSSI Associate Professor of Psychology, SUNY New Paltz, USA
GINGER HOFFMAN Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Loyola University, New Orleans, USA
REBECCA M. JORDAN-YOUNG Assistant Professor of Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies, Barnard College, USA
ANELIS KAISER Visiting Professor, Psychology, Science, and Gender, Institute of Pedagogical Psychology/Centre for Interdisciplinary Women's and Gender Studies Technical University Berlin, Germany
LETITIA MEYNELL Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, cross-appointed with the Gender and Women's Studies Program, Dalhousie University, Canada
DEBOLEENA ROY Associate Professor of Women's Studies and Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology, Emory University, USA
RAFFAELA RUMIATI Associate Professor, SISSA Cognitive Neuroscience Sector, Trieste, Italy
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