Caroline Humphrey, 19 April 1990
Show More The Mind Has No Sex? Women in the Origins of Modern Science by Londa Schiebinger.
Harvard, 355 pp., £23.50, November 1989, 0 674 57623 3Show More
Primate Visions: Gender, Race and Nature in the World of Modern Science by Donna Haraway.
Routledge, 486 pp., £40, January 1990, 0 415 90114 6Show More
“... the point that we need to be able to stand back some way in order to know how to think about them. Londa Schiebinger has an important story to tell about something we can know: the history of women in Western science. The point she makes is this: that the question of female capacities – in this case, whether ‘the female’ is good at science – is ...”