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Whose Science? Whose Knowledge? Sandra Harding here develops further the themes first addressed in her widely influential book, The Science Question in Feminism, and conducts a compelling analysis of feminist theories on the philosophical problem of how we know what we... Full description
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Published by Taylor & Francis Group (first published January 1st 1991)
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One of the first book-length treatments of feminist epistemologies, this is still the place where a certain terrain is mapped for the future of feminist contributions to discourses on knowledge and science studies. It is even more striking, this time around, how dated the political assumptions of a democratic and liberal society that motivates thi...more
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Oh, it's been a long time! Science and knowledge are social constructs, and the way they have been constructed in Western culture is largely uniformed by women's experiences.
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