Women and Science

Women and Science

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From Maria Winkelman's discovery of the comet of 1702 to the Nobel Prize-winning work of twentieth-century scientist Barbara McClintock, women have played a central role in modern science. Their successes have not come easily, nor have they been consistently recognized. This book examines the challenges and barriers women scientists have faced and chronicles their achievements as they struggled to attain recognition for their work in the male-dominated world of modern science.The woman scientist was both a professional and cultural monstrosity. ... Essay. The most definitive account of womena#39;s lives and work in the science profession is Margaret Rossitera#39;s two-volume work Women Scientists in America: Strugglesanbsp;...

Title:Women and Science
Author:Suzanne Le-May Sheffield
Publisher:Rutgers University Press - 2004


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