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Women and Science in India: A Reader

By: Neelam Kumar (ed.)

Price: $19.12

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024742

ISBN: 0195697057

Condition: New


Gender profoundly influences scientific activity and the professional lives of women. What are the underlying factors that cause gender gap in institutions of science in India? Has the scenario improved or have new factors of discrimination increased the divide? Women and Science in India examines the scientific, engineering, and medical professions in India from these perspectives. Divided into two broad sections, this reader explores the history, epistemology, as well as quantitative and qualitative aspects of the position and careers of women in sciences. The first section investigates th... View more info

Gender and Science: Studies Across Cultures

By: Neelam Kumar (Ed.)

Price: $26.07

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Cambridge University Press: 2012

Seller ID: 101502

ISBN: 8175969253

Condition: New


Science has been gender biased for centuries across cultural contexts. Different ideological constructions of gender through different eras have restricted women’s access to science. The twentieth century especially its second half witnessed certain important changes in terms of women’s status in society. Gender and Science: Studies across Cultures includes essays by leading academics and researchers from different parts of the world who discuss gender and science in their society and explore the relevance of gender theories. The book is divided into two broad sections. The first section p... View more info