Has Feminism Changed Science?

  title={Has Feminism Changed Science?},
  author={Landa Schiebinger},
  journal={Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society},
  pages={1171 - 1175}
  • L. Schiebinger
  • Published 28 May 1999
  • Education
  • Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
Do women do science differently? This is a history of women in science and a frank assessment of the role of gender in shaping scientific knowledge. Science is both a profession and a body of knowledge, and Londa Schiebinger looks at how women have fared and performed in both instances. Shoe first considers the lives of women scientists, past and present. Schiebinger debunks the myth that women scientists - because they are women - are somehow more holistic and integrative and create more… 
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  • L. Schiebinger
  • Education
    Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
  • 2003
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Has Feminism Changed Physics?
  • A. Bug
  • Education, Physics
    Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
  • 2003
I n this article, I assess the recent manner in which feminist ideas have contributed to Western physics. This assessment is complicated, for there exists a strong tension between differently aimed