Science and Social Inequality: Feminist and Postcolonial Issues

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University of Illinois Press, 2006 - 205 páginas
Harding argues that the philosophy and practices of today's Western science, contrary to its enlightenment mission, actually work to insure that more science will only worsen existing gaps between the best and worst of societies around the world.
 

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Índice

Controversial Issues
1
The Social World of Scientific Research
17
Science Studies
31
and Opportunities
66
Discriminatory Epistemologies and Philosophies
80
Feminist Science and Technology Studies at the Periphery
98
The Political Unconscious of Western Science
113
Are Truth Claims in Science Dysfunctional?
133
Notes
157
Bibliography
185
Index
199
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Sobre el autor (2006)

Sandra Harding is a professor of philosophy and women's studies in the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at University of California, Los Angeles, and the author or editor of eleven books including The Science Question in Feminism, Whose Science? Whose Knowledge?, and Is Science Multicultural?

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