Gender and Science

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363 pages, paperback, notes, Key Issues

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Gender and Science

Late Nineteenth-Century Debates on the Female Mind and Body

Rowold, Katharina, editor

Explores how late nineteenth-century science affected the construction and understanding of gender categories. Presenting a range of views on issues raised by the women’s movement, the volume particularly focuses on the question of middleclass women’s education, occupations, and professions.