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The Resource Gender and the Science of Difference : Cultural Politics of Contemporary Science and Medicine, edited by Jill A. Fisher

Gender and the Science of Difference : Cultural Politics of Contemporary Science and Medicine, edited by Jill A. Fisher

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Gender and the Science of Difference : Cultural Politics of Contemporary Science and Medicine
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Gender and the Science of Difference
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Cultural Politics of Contemporary Science and Medicine
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edited by Jill A. Fisher
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eng
Summary
Gender and the Science of Difference examines how contemporary science shapes and is shaped by gender ideals and images. This interdisciplinary volume presents empirical inquiries into today's science, including examples of gendered scientific inquiry and medical interventions and research. It analyzes how scientific and medical knowledge produces gender norms through an emphasis on sex differences, and includes both U.S. and non-U.S. cases and examples
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Studies in modern science, technology, and the environment
Gender and the Science of Difference : Cultural Politics of Contemporary Science and Medicine, edited by Jill A. Fisher
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Gender and the Science of Difference : Cultural Politics of Contemporary Science and Medicine, edited by Jill A. Fisher
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt5hj2h3
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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Contents
Gendering science : contextualizing historical and contemporary pursuits of difference / Jill A. Fisher -- Sex differences are not hardwired / Lesley J. Rogers -- Looking for difference? Methodology is in the eye of the beholder / Bonnie B. Spanier and Jessica D. Horowitz -- Evaluating threat, solving mazes, and having the blues : gender differences in brain-imaging studies / Claudia Wassmann -- Telling the rat what to do : laboratory animals, science, and gender / Lynda Birke -- Why do voles fall in love? Sexual dimorphism in monogamy gene research / Angela Willey and Sara Giordano -- What made those penguins gay? Gender and sexuality politics in the zoo / K. Smilla Ebeling and Bonnie B. Spanier -- Intersex treatment and the promise of trauma / Iain Morland -- The western "lesbian" agenda and the appropriation of non-western transmasculine people / Sel J. Hwahng -- Facial feminization and the theory of facial sex difference : the medical transformation of elective intervention to necessary repair / Heather Laine Talley -- The proportions of fat in genetics of obesity research / Shirlene Badger -- Making male sexuality : hybrid medical knowledge and erectile dysfunction in Mexico / Emily Wentzell
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