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What Feminist Science Studies Can Offer

Janet A. Kourany

in Philosophy of Science after Feminism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199732623
eISBN:
9780199866403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732623.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter takes up the feminists’ normative questions regarding science introduced in chapter 1 together with the various feminist science studies approaches they have engendered—the ... More


How Like A Reef: Figuring Coral, 1839–2010

Stefan Helmreich, Sophia Roosth, and Michele Friedner

in Sounding the Limits of Life: Essays in the Anthropology of Biology and Beyond

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164809
eISBN:
9781400873869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164809.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the history of coral reef science by drawing on the work of the feminist science studies scholar Donna Haraway. This history moves from early British preoccupations with coral ... More


The Emperor’s New Clothes: in

Banu Subramaniam (ed.)

in Ghost Stories for Darwin: The Science of Variation and the Politics of Diversity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038655
eISBN:
9780252096594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038655.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter explores the tremendous possibilities of coalitions and collaboration between women's studies and women in science and engineering (WISE) initiatives. At this time, with few exceptions, ... More


Sex Itself

Sarah S. Richardson

in Sex Itself: The Search for Male and Female in the Human Genome

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226084688
eISBN:
9780226084718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226084718.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter situates the sex chromosomes within the history of twentieth century theories of sex, gender, and sexuality. The author shows how the X and Y chromosomes, thought of as “sex itself,” ... More


Embodying Intersectionality: The Promise (and Peril) of Epigenetics for Feminist Science Studies

Lisa H. Weasel

in Mattering: Feminism, Science, and Materialism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479833498
eISBN:
9781479842308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479833498.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Epigenetics, a field that some are calling a “new” paradigm in biology, offers a window of opportunity for feminist science studies to forge new, intersectional understandings of how the social and ... More


Conclusion

Kirsten Leng

in Sexual Politics and Feminist Science: Women Sexologists in Germany, 1900-1933

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501709302
eISBN:
9781501713248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709302.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Conclusion accounts for the fate of the women whose ideas are examined in this book, and takes stock of the legacies of their sexological work. It further lays out the benefits of pursuing a ... More


Mattering: Feminism, Science, and Materialism

Victoria Pitts-Taylor (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479833498
eISBN:
9781479842308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479833498.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

21st Century feminists are re-imagining nature, biology, and matter in feminist thought and critically addressing new developments in biology, physics, neuroscience, epigenetics and other scientific ... More


Sex Itself: The Search for Male and Female in the Human Genome

Sarah S. Richardson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226084688
eISBN:
9780226084718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226084718.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Sex Itself examines the interaction between cultural gender norms and genetic theories of sex from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present postgenomic age. Analyzing the history of ... More


Birth

Rebekah Sheldon

in The Child to Come: Life After the Human Catastrophe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816689873
eISBN:
9781452955186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689873.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The fourth chapter asks why the figure of the child continues to circulate at all. What sentiments attaches to the child under conditions of neoliberalism and its regimes of flexible accumulation? ... More


Labor

Rebekah Sheldon

in The Child to Come: Life After the Human Catastrophe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816689873
eISBN:
9781452955186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689873.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The fifth chapter considers the anxious fantasy of life’s withdrawal in contemporary sterility apocalypses. These fantasmatic representations—principally Alfonso Cuarón’s Children of Men and the ... More


Future

Rebekah Sheldon

in The Child to Come: Life After the Human Catastrophe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816689873
eISBN:
9781452955186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689873.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The first chapter considers the predictively foreclosed temporality through which popular environmentalism gains its sense. It reads the child as a crucial affective and conceptual technology ... More


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