Simians, Cyborgs and Women: The Reinvention of Nature

  title={Simians, Cyborgs and Women: The Reinvention of Nature},
  author={M. Mcneil},
  journal={Feminist Review},
  • M. Mcneil
  • Published 1992
  • Sociology
  • Feminist Review
women are free.' (Mrs. R F Hussein, 'Ornaments or Badge of Slavery', Mclhilcl (Women), May, July, 1903) Even those who love Calcutta will admit that it is not an easy place for academic investigations. Hilary Standing aptly describes the city as 'simultaneously shocking and exciting'. The scrupulous fieldwork, the basis of the book, took toll of Dr Standing's health and delayed the publication of her study. But it was not in vain. Indeed, it is the long gestation period that has given her an… Expand