4 edition of Perspectives on Gender and Science found in the catalog.
Perspectives on Gender and Science
by Taylor & Francis
Written in English
|Contributions||British Association for the Advancement of Science Section X. (Corporate Author), Jan Harding (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||217|
Read this book on Questia. Drawing on domestic and international law, as well as on judgments given by courts and human rights treaty bodies, Gender Stereotyping offers perspectives on ways gender stereotypes might be eliminated through the transnational legal process in order to ensure women's equality and the full exercise of their human rights. A leading international framework for debates. Thoroughly updated in this second edition, Introduction to Gender offers an interdisciplinary approach to the main themes and debates in gender studies. This comprehensive and contemporary text explores the idea of gender from the perspectives of history, sociology, social policy, anthropology, psychology, politics, pedagogy and geography and considers issues such as health and illness, work Price Range: $ - $
Feminist Perspectives on Building a Better Psychological Science of Gender. Feminist Perspectives On Building A Better Psychological Science of Gender is one of the most forward-thinking and innovative treatments of the field in recent years. It is a significant and important text for all psychologists, women’s and gender studies. Feminist perspectives on science therefore reflect a broad spectrum of epistemic attitudes toward and appraisals of science. These perspectives range from urging the reform of gender inequities in the institutions of science by calling attention to the underrepresentation of women or neglected questions while still embracing the standards and.
The book challenges many western myths about why women are underrepresented in computing fields. "We found there's no correlation between a country's gender equity and women's participation in computer science," said Frieze, a faculty member in CMU's School of Computer Science and director of its [email protected] and SCS4ALL initiatives. According to. Feminist philosophy of science is a branch of feminist philosophy that seeks to understand how the acquirement of knowledge through scientific means has been influenced by notions of gender and gender roles in society. Feminist philosophers of science question how scientific research and scientific knowledge itself may be influenced and possibly compromised by the social and professional.
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Gender Affirmation: Medical and Surgical Perspectives-- This sensitively written, comprehensive book is a must-have roadmap for every physician and caregiver as they master the techniques to support the profound journey of their transgender patients.
The rapid evolution of transgender medicine and surgery has inspired an ever-growing number of practitioners to care for transgender individuals.5/5(1).
Science & Math › Earth Sciences Gender and Development (Routledge Perspectives on Development) 3rd Edition by Gender and Development is the only broad-based introduction to the topic written specifically for a student audience. It will be an essential text for a variety of courses on development, women’s studies, sociology, anthropology Format: Paperback.
Perspectives on gender and science. London ; New York: Falmer Press, (OCoLC) Online version: Perspectives on gender and science. London ; New York: Falmer Press, (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Jan Harding; British Association for the Advancement of.
Perspectives on Gender represents the very best feminist scholarship on gender in the social sciences. The books in the series advance the understanding of how inclusive of difference our perspectives need to be to capture what gender means and emphasize the. Thoroughly updated in this second edition, Introduction to Gender offers an interdisciplinary approach to the main themes and debates in gender studies.
This comprehensive and contemporary text explores the idea of gender from the perspectives of history, sociology, social policy, anthropology, psychology, politics, pedagogy and geography and considers issues such as health and Cited by: The Science Of Gender: No, Men Aren't From Mars And Women From Venus: Cosmos And Culture Testosterone-fueled men are more into sex and risk-taking than women, right.
The science of gender. Theoretical Perspectives on Gender. Sociological theories help sociologists to develop questions and interpret data. For example, a sociologist studying why middle-school girls are more likely than their male counterparts to fall behind grade-level expectations in math and science might use a feminist perspective to frame her research.
Book Description. The question of gender in science and technology is pursued by scholars from different disciplines and perspectives: historians study the lives of women scientists within the context of institutions that for centuries held women at arm’s length; sociologists uncover women’s access to the means of scientific production; biologists scrutinize how science has studied female.
Gender, Science and Innovation explores the contemporary challenges facing women scientists in academia and develops effective strategies to improve gender equality.
Addressing an important gap in current knowledge, chapters offer a range of international perspectives from diverse contexts, countries and institutional settings. This new textbook provides an introduction to gender with reference to a variety of topical issues, and across a wide range of disciplines.
It uses cutting-edge research and worldwide examples throughout, to give students a broad understanding of this dynamic subject/5. A much needed text. Judy Martin, University of Wisconsin, Green Bay This volume is broad-ranging yet thematically coherent, providing a useful roadmap for those seeking to navigate a burgeoning and decidedly interdisciplinary literature on parents and children.
This sixth volume of the CODESRIA Gender Series is a collection of discourses, perspectives, practices and policies on the role of the female gender in science Author: Catherine Wawasi Kitetu. Women and Gender Perspectives in the Military compares the integration of women, gender perspectives, and the women, peace, and security agenda into the armed forces of eight countries plus NATO and United Nations peacekeeping operations.
This book brings a much-needed crossnational analysis of how militaries have or have not improved gender balance, what has worked and what has.
Gender Stereotyping Transnational Legal Perspectives Rebecca J. Cook and Simone Cusack. pages | 6 x 9 Paper | ISBN | $s | Outside the Americas £ Ebook editions are available from selected online vendors A volume in the series Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights View table of contents "While both lawyers and psychologists have been aware of the role of.
This book examines two kinds of research, research in social psychology and in clinical psychology, into the effects of physical appearance on person perception. Both are explored with the objective of identifying gender similarities and differences on the effects of physical appearance. The theoretical framework for integrating the two approaches is presented, with implications of this.
“Gender and Queer Perspectives on Brexit is a timely contribution to understanding the process and implications of Brexit. the editors have created an important collection that tells a different story of the possible implications of Brexit. 2. The Culture Concept. THOUGHTS ON CULTURE OVER A CUP OF COFFEE.
STORIES AS A REFLECTION ON CULTURE. THE DEVELOPMENT OF THEORIES OF CULTURE. BACK IN THE COFFEE SHOP. ABOUT THE AUTHORS. Doing Fieldwork: Methods in Cultural Anthropology.
FINDING THE FIELD. TRADITIONAL ETHNOGRAPHIC APPROACHES. The gender identity salience manipulation is done through a questionnaire included in the beginning of the experiment and where subjects are asked to identify their gender and whether they are living on a coed versus single-sex dormitory floor.
41 While the study uncovers some rich patterns with respect to racial identity (for example, priming Cited by: Table of Contents Editors Nadine T. Fernandez, [email protected] Katie Nelson, [email protected] About the text This textbook will take a regional approach to examining gendered lives from a social science perspective (primarily anthropological).
Chapters will highlight individual contributor’s research, contextualizing their findings within specific geographic regions.
Gender, science, and technology: perspectives from Africa. [Catherine Wawasi Kitetu; Codesria.; Codesria Gender Institute.;] -- "This sixth volume of the CODESRIA Gender Series is a collection of discourses, perspectives, practices and policies on the role of the female gender in science and technology, particularly in the.
I loved this book. As far as textbooks go, it seems to be very thorough and to use a lot of research to back up the information that it presents. I think this is a very good comprehensive text on the psychology of gender.
It is also interesting to read and takes diversity issues into account along with gender issues/5.Vickie Pasterski, Ieuan Hughes, in Hormones, Brain and Behavior (Third Edition), Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation in 21OHD. Gender identity refers to the fundamental sense of self as male, female, or, in rare cases, neither/both (nonbinary).
In the general population, there is a very large sex difference in gender identity; that is, the vast majority of genetic/phenotypic.Gender, Science and Technology Perspectives from Africa CODESRIA Gender Series is a collection of discourses, perspectives, practices and policies on the role of the female gender in science and technology, particularly in the African context.
A common theme that runs through the book is how feminine identities, ideologies of.