Women and Gender in Science and Technology (Critical Concepts in Historical Studies)

Women and Gender in Science and Technology (Critical Concepts in Historical Studies)

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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 and male bodies; cultural critics explore normative understandings of femininity and masculinity; philosophers and historians of science analyse how gender has influenced the content and methods of science and technology. Now, this new four-volume collection from Routledge enables users to make sense of the interlocking pieces of the gender, science, and technology puzzle: the history of women's participation in science and engineering; the structure of research institutions; and the gendering of human knowledge. The volumes bring together important representative publications treating these issues from antiquity to the present, and across cultures.

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Edited and with a new introduction by Londa Schiebinger, Stanford University, USA


VOLUME I: Women in Science and Technology Part 1: Women Scientists in Social Context 1. Mary Ellen Waithe, `Hypatia of Alexandria', in A History of Women Philosophers (4 vols.), ed. Mary Ellen Waithe (Martinus Nihjoff, 1987), vol. 1, pp. 169-95. 2. Londa Schiebinger, `Maria Winkelmann and the Berlin Academy: A Turning Point for Women in Science', Isis, Journal of the History of Science Society, 1987, 78, 174-200. 3. Paula Findlen, `Science as a Career in Enlightenment Italy: The Strategies of Laura Bassi', Isis, Journal of the History of Science Society, 1983, 84, 441-69. 4. John Fuegi and Jo Francis, `Lovelace & Babbage and the Creation of the 1843 "Notes"', IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, Oct.-Dec. 2003, 16-26. 5. Helena Pycior, `Pierre Curie and "His Eminent Collaborator Mme Curie": Complementary Partners', in Creative Couples in the Sciences, eds. Helena Pycior, Nancy Slack, and Pnina Abir-Am (Rutgers University Press, 1996), pp. 39-56. 6. Vivienne Malone Mayes, `Black and Female', Association for Women in Mathematics Newsletter, 1975, 5, 6, 4-6. 7. Ruth Oldenzeil, `Decoding the Silence: Women Engineers and Male Culture in the U.S., 1878-1951', History and Technology, 1997, 14, 65-95. 8. Susan Katz Miller, `Asian-Americans Bump Against Glass Ceilings', Science, 1992, 258, 5085, 1224-5, 1228. 9. Arpita Subhash, `Women and Science: Issues and Perspectives in the Indian Context', in Gender and Science: Studies Across Cultures, ed. Neelam Kumar (Cambridge University Press India, 2012), pp. 264-91. Part 2: Gendering of Fields of Science and Technology 10. Margaret Rossiter, `Protecting Home Economics, the Women's Field', Women Scientists in America: Before Affirmative Action, 1940-1972 (Johns Hopkins Press, 1995), pp. 165-85. 11. Brent Robert MacWilliams, Bonnie Schmidt, and Michael Bleich, `Men in Nursing', American Journal of Nursing, 2013, 113, 1, 38-44. 12. C. Megan Urry, `Are Photons Gendered? Women in Physics and Astronomy', in Gendered Innovations in Science and Engineering, ed. Londa Schiebinger (Stanford University Press, 2008), pp. 150-64. 13. Caroline Hayes, `Computer Science: The Incredible Shrinking Woman', in Gender Codes: Why Women are Leaving Computing, ed. Thomas Misa (John Wiley & Sons, 2010), pp. 25-49. Part 3: Work/Life Balance 14. Marcia Barinaga, `Surprises Across the Cultural Divide: Germany, Italy, Sweden, Turkey', Science, 1994, 263, 1468-9, 1472; 1475-7; 1480-2; 1487-8; 1491-2. 15. Mary Ann Mason and Marc Goulden, `Marriage and Baby Blues: Redefining Gender Equity in the Academy', The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 2004, 596, 86-103. 16. Londa Schiebinger and Shannon Gilmartin, `Housework is an Academic Issue', Academe, Jan./Feb. 2010, 39-44. 17. Londa Schiebinger, Andrea Davies Henderson, and Shannon K. Gilmartin, Dual-Career Academic Couples: What Universities Need to Know (Clayman Institute for Gender Research, 2008), pp. 1-33. Part 4: Institutional Barriers and Solutions 18. Margaret Rossiter, `Taking on Academia: Tokenism, "Revolving Doors", and Lawsuits to 1985', Women Scientists in America: Forging A New World Since 1972 (Johns Hopkins Press, 2012), pp. 21-40. 19. Virginia Valian, `Gender Schemas at Work', Why So Slow? The Advancement of Women (MIT Press, 1998), pp. 1-22. 20. Corinne Moss-Racusin, John Dovidio, Victoria Brescoll, Mark Graham, and Jo Handelsman, `Science Faculty's Subtle Gender Biases Favor Male Students', Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2012, 109, 41, 16474-9. 21. Sue V. Rosser, `The Gender Gap in Patents', Breaking into the Lab: Engineering Progress for Women in Science (New York University Press, 2012), pp. 150-77. 22. Abigail Stewart, Janet Malley, and Danielle LaVaque-Manty, `Faculty Recruitment: Mobilizing Science and Engineering Faculty', in Transforming Science and Engineering: Advancing Academic Women, eds. Abigail J. Stewart, Janet E. Malley, and Danielle LaVaque-Manty (University of Michigan Press, 2007), pp. 133-51. 23. Donna Riley, `LGBT-Friendly Workplaces in Engineering', Leadership and Management in Engineering, Jan. 2008, 19-23. Volume II: Body Politics: Science and Medicine Define Sex and Gender Part 1: What is Sex? 24. Jennifer Fishman, Janis Wick, and Barbara Koenig, `The Use of "Sex" and "Gender" to Define and Characterize Meaningful Differences Between Men and Women', Agenda for Research on Women's Health for the 21st Century (NIH Publication No. 99-4389, 1999), pp. 15-20. 25. Anne Fausto-Sterling, `The Five Sexes', The Sciences, Mar./Apr. 1993, 33, 2, 20-5. 26. Anne Fausto-Sterling, `The Five Sexes, Revisited', The Sciences, July/Aug. 2000, 40, 4, 18-23. 27. Suzanne Kessler, `The Medical Construction of Gender: Case Management of Intersexed Infants', Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, 1990, 16, 1, 3-25. 28. Anne Fausto-Sterling, `The Dynamic Development of Gender Variability', Journal of Homosexuality, 2012, 59, 398-421. 29. Anne Fausto-Sterling, `Bare Bones of Sex: Part I-Sex and Gender', Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, 2005, 30, 2, 1491-528. Part 2: Science Defines Norms of Femininity and Masculinity 30. Londa Schiebinger, `Skeletons in the Closet: The First Illustrations of the Female Skeleton in Eighteenth-Century Anatomy', Representations, 1986, 14, 42-82. 31. Londa Schiebinger, The Anatomy of Difference: Race and Gender in Eighteenth-Century Science', in The Politics of Difference, ed. Felicity Nussbaum (special issue of Eighteenth-Century Studies), 1990, 23, 387-406. 32. Jennifer Morgan, `"Some Could Suckle over Their Shoulder": Male Travelers, Female Bodies, and the Gendering of Racial Ideology, 1500-1770', The William and Mary Quarterly, 1997, 54, 1, 167-92. 33. Elizabeth Fee, `Nineteenth-Century Craniology: The Study of the Female Skull', Bulletin of the History of Medicine, 1979, 53, 3, 415-33. 34. Cynthia Russett, `Hairy Men and Beautiful Women', Sexual Science: The Victorian Construction of Womanhood (Harvard University Press, 1989), pp. 78-103. 35. Nelly Oudshoorn, `The Birth of Sex Hormones', Beyond the Natural Body: An Archeology of Sex Hormones (Routledge, 1994), pp. 15-41. 36. Sarah Richardson, `Sexing the X: How the X Became the "Female Chromosome"', Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, 2012, 37, 4, 909-33. 37. Anne Fausto-Sterling `A Question of Genius: Are Men Really Smarter than Women?', Myths of Gender: Biological Theories about Women and Men (Basic Books, 1985), pp. 13-60. 38. Janet Hyde and Janet Mertz, `Gender, Culture, and Mathematics Performance', Proceedings of the National Academies of Science, 2009, 106, 22, 8801-7. 39. Sigrid Schmitz, `Sex, Gender and the Brain: Biological Determinism versus Socio-Cultural Constructivism', in Sex and Gender in Biomedicine: Theories, Methodologies, Results, eds. Ineke Klinge and Claudia Wiesemann (University of Goettingen Press, 2010), pp. 57-76. 40. Lynda Birke, `Telling the Rat What to Do: Laboratory Animals, Science, and Gender', in Gender and the Science of Difference: Cultural Politics of Contemporary Science and Medicine, ed. Jill Fisher (Rutgers University Press, 2011), pp. 91-107. 41. Lisa Weasel, `Feminist Intersections in Science: Race, Gender and Sexuality through the Microscope', Hypatia, 2004, 19, 1, 183-93. Volume III: Gender Bias in Science and Technology Part 1: Gender Bias in Science 42. Londa Schiebinger, `Why Mammals are Called Mammals: Gender Politics in Eighteenth-Century Natural History', American Historical Review, 1993, 98, 382-411. 43. Donna Haraway, `Apes in Eden, Apes in Space: Mothering as a Scientist for National Geographic', Primate Visions (Routledge, 1989), pp. 133-85, 400-5. 44. Lori Hager, `Sex Matters: Letting Skeletons Tell the Story', in Gendered Innovations in Science and Engineering, ed. Londa Schiebinger (Stanford University Press, 2008), pp. 65-78. 45. Joan Gero, `Genderlithics: Women's Roles in Stone Tool Production', in Engendering Archaeology: Women and Prehistory, eds. Joan Gero and Margaret Conkey (Basil Blackwell, 1991), pp. 163-93. 46. Bonnie Spanier, `Sex and the Single Cell: Distorting Genetics', Impartial Science: Gender Ideology in Molecular Biology (Indiana University Press, 1995), pp. 55-65. 47. Gayle Greene, `Richard Doll and Alice Stewart: Reputation and the Shaping of Scientific "Truth"', Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, 2011, 54, 4, 504-31. 48. Annaliese Beery and Irving Zucker, `Sex Bias in Neuroscience and Biomedical Research', Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 2011, 35, 3, 565-72. 49. K. Efua Taylor, Catalina Vallejo-Giraldo, Niccole Schaible, Rosita Zakeri, and Virginia Miller, `Reporting of Sex as a Variable in Cardiovascular Studies Using Cultured Cells', Biology of Sex Differences, 2011, 2, 11, 1-7. 50. Nikolaos Patsopoulos, Athina Tatsioni, and John Ioannidis, `Claims of Sex Differences: An Empirical Assessment in Genetic Associations', Journal of the American Medical Association, 2007, 298, 8, 880-93. Part 2: Gender Bias in Technology 51. Rachel Maines, `The Job Nobody Wanted', The Technology of Orgasm: `Hysteria', the Vibrator, and Women's Sexual Satisfaction (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999), pp. 1-20. 52. Sharra Vostral, `Tampons: Re-Scripting Technologies as Feminist', in Feminist Technology, eds. Linda Layne, Sharra Vostral, and Kate Boyer (University of Illinois Press, 2010), pp. 136-53. 53. Rachel Weber, `Manufacturing Gender in Commercial and Military Cockpit Design', Science, Technology, & Human Values, 1997, 22, 2, 235-53. 54. Caroline Pelletier, `Gaming in Context: How Young People Construct their Gendered Identities in Playing and Making Games', in Beyond Barbie and Mortal Kombat: New Perspectives on Gender and Gaming, eds. Yasmin Kafai, Carrie Heeter, Jill Denner, and Jennifer Sun (MIT Press, 2008), pp. 145-59. 55. Wendy Faulkner, `"Nuts and Bolts and People": Gender-Troubled Engineering Identities', Social Studies of Science, 2007, 37, 331-56. 56. Sam Kean, `Reinventing the Pill: Male Birth Control', Science, 2012, 338, 318-20. Volume IV: Gendered Innovations: Creating Science and Technology Part 1: Have Women Created Sciences? 57. Jean Donnison, `Medical Women and Lady Midwives: A Case Study in Medical and Feminist Politics', Women's Studies: An Inter-Disciplinary Journal, 1976, 3, 3, 229-50. 58. Zweifel, Helen. `The Gendered Nature of Biodiversity Conservation', National Women's Studies Association Journal, 1977, 9, 107-23. Part 2: Gender in Science Theory 59. Helen Longino, `Can There Be a Feminist Science?', Hypatia, 1987, 3, 51-64. 60. Donna Haraway. `Situated Knowledges: The Science Question in Feminism and the Privilege of Partial Perspectives', Feminist Studies, 1988, 14, 575-99. 61. Sandra Harding, `"Strong Objectivity" and Socially Situated Knowledge', Whose Science? Whose Knowledge? Thinking from Women's Lives (Cornell University Press, 1991), pp. 138-63. 62. Linda Marie Fedigan, `Is Primatology a Feminist Science?', in Women in Human Evolution, ed. Lori Hager (Routledge, 1997), pp. 56-75. 63. Sue V. Rosser, `Through the Lenses of Feminist Theory: Focus on Women and Information Technology', Frontiers: A Journal of Women's Studies, 2005, 26, 1, 1-23. 64. Alison Wylie, `Doing Archaeology as a Feminist: Introduction', Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory, 2007, 14, 209-16. Part 3: Gendered Innovations Theory 65. Londa Schiebinger and Martina Schraudner, `Interdisciplinary Approaches to Achieving Gendered Innovations in Science, Medicine, and Engineering', Interdisciplinary Science Reviews, 2011, 36, 2, 154-67. 66. Marina Manchetti and Tila Raudma, `Mainstreaming Gender in Research throughout the Framework Programme, in Stocktaking: 10 Years of "Women in Science" Policy by the European Commission, 1999-2009' (Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union, 2010), pp. 174-88. 67. Ineke Klinge, `Sex and Gender in Biomedicine: Promises for Women and Men', in Sex and Gender in Biomedicine: Theories, Methodologies, Results, eds. Ineke Klinge and Claudia Wiesemann (University of Gottingen Press, 2010), pp. 15-32. 68. Institute of Medicine (IOM) Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Sex-Specific Reporting of Scientific Research: A Workshop Summary (National Academies Press, 2012). 69. Knut Sorensen, `The Anatomy of Inclusion', in Technologies of Inclusion: Gender in the Information Society, eds. Knut Sorensen, Wendy Faulkner, and Els Rommes (Tapir Academic Press, 2011), pp. 215-40. 70. Els Rommes, `Gender Sensitive Design Practices', in Encyclopedia of Gender and Information Technology, ed. Eileen Trauth (Idea Group Reference, 2006), Vol. 1, pp. 675-81. 71. Martina Schraudner, `Gender and innovation: Fraunhofer's Discover Gender Research Findings', in The Innovation Potential of Diversity: Practical Examples for the Innovation Management, eds. Anne Spritzley, Peter Ohlausen, and Dieter Sprath (Fraunhofer-Institut fur System-und Innovationsforschung, 2010), pp. 169-85. 72. Klaus Schroeder, Female Interaction Strategy (Design People, 2012), pp. 6-25. Part 4: Gendered Innovations Case Studies 73. Vera Regitz-Zagrosek, `Sex and Gender in Cardiovascular Disease', in Sex and Gender Aspects in Clinical Medicine, eds. Sabine Oertelt-Prigione and Vera Regitz-Zagrosek (Springer Verlag, 2012), pp. 17-44. 74. `Osteoporosis Research in Men: Rethinking Standards and Reference Models', in Gendered Innovations in Science, Health & Medicine, Engineering, and Environment, eds. Londa Schiebinger, Ineke Klinge, Ines Sanchez de Madariaga, and Martina Schraudner (Stanford University, 2011-13). 75. `The Genetics of Sex Determination: Rethinking Concepts and Theories', in Gendered Innovations in Science, Health & Medicine, Engineering, and Environment, eds. Londa Schiebinger, Ineke Klinge, Ines Sanchez de Madariaga, and Martina Schraudner (Stanford University, 2011-13). 76. `Machine Translation: Analyzing Gender', in Gendered Innovations in Science, Health & Medicine, Engineering, and Environment, eds. Londa Schiebinger, Ineke Klinge, Ines Sanchez de Madariaga, and Martina Schraudner (Stanford University, 2011-13). 77. `Water Infrastructure: Participatory Research and Design' in Gendered Innovations in Science, Health & Medicine, Engineering, and Environment, eds. Londa Schiebinger, Ineke Klinge, Ines Sanchez de Madariaga, and Martina Schraudner (Stanford University, 2011-13). 78. Susanne Maass and Els Rommes, `Uncovering the Invisible: Gender-Sensitive Analysis of Call Center Work and Software', in Gender Designs IT: Construction and Deconstruction of Information Society Technology, eds. Isabel Zorn, Susanne Maass, Els Rommes, Carola Schirmer, and Heidi Schelhowe (Verlag fur Sozialwissenschaften, 2007), pp. 97-108.

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