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Femininity, mathematics, and science, 1880-1914

Claire G. Jones

Femininity, mathematics, and science, 1880-1914

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementClaire G. Jones
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQA27.5 .J66 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 264 p. :
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24534583M
ISBN 100230555217
ISBN 109780230555211
LC Control Number2009044069
OCLC/WorldCa243548798


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Claire Jones assesses nineteenth-century ideas about women's intellect, femininity and masculinity, and assesses how these attitudes shaped women's.

Through and science prism of gender, this text explores the contrasting cultures and practice of mathematics and science and asks how they impacted on women. Claire Jones assesses nineteenth-century ideas about women's intellect, femininity and masculinity, and assesses how these attitudes shaped women's experiences as students and practitioners.

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Download Citation | On Jun 1,Amy Cummins published Femininity, Mathematics and Science, | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate. Femininity, Mathematics and Science, By Claire G. Jones. Palgrave Macmillan pp, £ ISBN Published 15 October   Femininity, Mathematics and Science, Claire Jones Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan,ISBN: ; pp.;Price: £ Buy Femininity, Mathematics and Science, by C.

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Köp Femininity, Mathematics and Science, av C Jones på Jones, Claire G, Femininity, Mathematics and Science, c (Palgrave ) Kohlstedt, Sally Gregory ed., History of Women in the Sciences: Readings from ISIS (Chicago ) Ogilvie, Marilyn Bailey, Women in Science: Antiquity through the Nineteenth Century (MIT, ).

Review of 'Femininity, Mathematics and Science, –', by Claire G. Jones. In Femininity, Mathematics and Science Jones uses the contrasting experiences of Hertha Ayrton and Grace Chisholm Young as the basis for her examination of these male dominated fields of work. Her purpose is not merely to add another stone in the developing edifice of the history of women’s working.

Claire Jones is the author of Femininity Mathematics and Science, (Palgrave ) which won the Women's History Network Book Prize. Her book Femininity, Mathematics and Science, was published by Palgrave in Her book Femininity, Mathematics and Science, was published by Palgrave in Selected Publications.

Femininity, Mathematics and Science, (Book - ) ; Women and Science: Special Issue of Notes & Records of the Royal Society (Book - ) ; The tensions of homemade science in the work of Henderina Scott and Hertha Ayrton (Chapter - ) 'All your dreadful scientific things': women, science and education in the years around ' (Chapter - ).

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The book advocates a new narrative for women's participation in science and demonstrates the many ways that gender relates to science and science functions in culture. Reviews ‘Kathryn Neeley explores Somerville’s unique position: she was accepted as an eminent scientist, but also celebrated for the way she conformed to Victorian norms of.

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Femininity, Mathematics and science, –, by Claire G. Jones; pp. ix + Basingstoke and new York: Palgrave Macmillan,£, $ From its title, Claire G. Jones’s book might seem extraordinarily specific—particularly when one realizes that the further modifier “in england” could easily and accurately have been added.

Femininity, Mathematics and Science, (Hardback) by C. Jones This is an excellent account of the history of women in the academic world of mathematics, science and. Her first book, Femininity, Mathematics and Science, (Palgrave Macmillan) won the Women’s History Network Book Prize; her book chapters include ‘Femininity and Mathematics at Cambridge c ’ in Jean Spence, Sarah Jane Aiston and Maureen M.

Meikle eds, Women, Education and Agency, (London: Routledge, ) and. As Jones points out in her excellent book Femininity, Mathematics, and Science,the women entered college generally far less prepared than the men because girls’ schools at the time rarely offered the requisite mathematics courses.

Similarly, the male coaches (or tutors) for the Tripos rarely wanted to accept female students. About the presentation: The world renowned History of Science Collection at the Linda Hall Library is home to many books which have impacted the development of mathematics.

We will take a look in particular at some of the books which were involved in the development of arithmetic and algebra in the 15th and 16th centuries.

Books in English for review should be sent to Adrian Rice, Department of Mathematics, Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, VAUSA. Books in other languages for review should be sent to Antoni Malet, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Department of Humanities, Ramon Trias Farga 25–27, Barcelona,reviews are solicited.

Various feminist epistemologists and philosophers of science argue that dominant knowledge practices disadvantage women by (1) excluding them from inquiry, (2) denying them epistemic authority, (3) denigrating “feminine” cognitive styles, (4) producing theories of women that represent them as inferior, or significant only in the ways they.

The classic statement of this position is Carolyn Merchant, ‘Isis’ consciousness raised’, in Kohlstedt, pp. 11–22; also Fox Keller, pp. 7–8 and 78–80; Ludmilla Jordanova, Sexual Visions: Images of Gender in Science and Medicine between the Eighteenth and Twentieth Centuries (Wisconsin: University of Wisconsin Press, ), pp.

87– The WHN Book Prize was awarded to Claire G. Jones for Femininity, Mathematics and Science, cwhich was published by Palgrave in November Claire was presented wiith her prize by Professor Ann Heilmann on September 10 at the Continue Reading →.

Although since the s increasing attention has been paid to women's activities during the war, scientists are so unusual compared with the many thousands of manual workers that they are rarely mentioned. At the same time, these women scarcely feature in books about science and medicine, which focus on men.

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“Science” is a big, heterogeneous category, and life science, physical science, mathematics, and computing are fields with very different gender compositions. For example, women made up 60 percent of American biology graduates, but only about 19 percent of computing graduates, inaccording to the National Center for Educational.

Rejecting the idea that males are inherently violent and females inherently nurturing or that there's such a thing as a masculine or feminine essence, Cremin proclaims nevertheless that, as she conceives the terms, femininity is the riddle of a masculine disorder solved, and it knows itself to be this solution.

The future is feminine. It must be. Femininity, Mathematics and Science, by Claire G. Jones Femininity, Mathematics and Science, by Claire G. Jones (pp. ) Review by: Alison Adam. Introduction. The workforce in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (hereafter called “STEM”) consists mainly of men; only % of employees in STEM are women (worldwide average of []).In other fields such as the humanities and education, employees are predominantly women []: in the US in% of employees in the humanities and arts and.

Claire G. Jones, Femininity, Mathematics, and Science, – (Palgrave MacMillan, New York, ), p. In contrast, one piece of evidence that the Radium Institute in Vienna (where Lise Meitner worked briefly) was particularly enlightened with regards to women was the presence of women’s toilets.

20 Science and policy: anthropology and education in British colonial Africa during the inter-war years. Book reviews. book review. Femininity, Mathematics and Science, Amy Cummins. Pages: Published online: 21 Jun. Jones, Claire G., Femininity, Mathematics and Science, (Basingstoke: Palgrave, ).

Jones, Claire G., ‘Discovery on the edge? The tensions of homemade science in the work of Henderina Scott () and Hertha Ayrton ()’ in Domesticating Nature: Households in the Making of Modern Science, edited by Donald L.

Opitz.Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.Watts, Ruth, review of Femininity, Mathematics and Science,(review no. ). Women’s History Month: “Hertha Ayrton (): Scientist yet ‘in every way a woman’.” Women’s History Network Blog.

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