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Whose science? Whose knowledge? : thinking from women's lives

Author: Sandra G Harding
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 1991.
Series: Science question in feminism.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"With a book that is guaranteed to upset familiar assumptions about or ways of knowing, Sandra Harding again steps into the center of a thorn debate -- a debate about the nature of the scientific enterprise and of human knowledge itself. Vigorously and persuasively, she develops further the themes first addressed in The Science Question in Feminism. It that widely influential book, she asked what it is that is  Read more...
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Harding, Sandra G.
Whose science? Whose knowledge?
Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 1991
(OCoLC)622962249
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sandra G Harding
ISBN: 0801425131 9780801425134 0801497469 9780801497469
OCLC Number: 22662471
Description: xii, 319 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: after the science question in feminism --
Feminism confronts the sciences: reform and transformation --
How the women's movement benefits science: two views --
Why "physics" is a bad model for physics --
What is feminist epistemology? --
"Strong objectivity" and socially situated knowledge --
Feminist epistemology in and after the Enlightenment --
" ... and race"? toward the science question in global feminisms --
Common histories, common destinies: science in the first and third worlds --
Thinking from the perspective of lesbian lives --
Reinventing ourselves as other: more new agents of history and knowledge --
Conclusion: what is feminist science?
Series Title: Science question in feminism.
Responsibility: Sandra Harding.

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Sandra Harding here develops further the themes first addressed in her widely influential book, The Science Question in Feminism, and conducts a compelling analysis of feminist theories on the  Read more...

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"Whose Science, Whose Knowledge? represents a transition from gender to power considerations in Harding's continuous efforts to raise questions about the theory and practice of science." -- Shulamit Read more...

 
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