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Sciences from below : feminisms, postcolonialities, and modernities

Author: Sandra G Harding
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, ©2008.
Series: Next wave (Duke University Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Sciences from Below, the esteemed feminist science studies scholar Sandra Harding synthesizes modernity studies with progressive tendencies in science and technology studies to suggest how scientific and technological pursuits might be more productively linked to social justice projects around the world. Harding illuminates the idea of multiple modernities as well as the major contributions of post-Kuhnian  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Harding, Sandra G.
Sciences from below.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2008
(OCoLC)608560125
Online version:
Harding, Sandra G.
Sciences from below.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2008
(OCoLC)615178090
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sandra G Harding
ISBN: 9780822342595 0822342596 9780822342823 0822342820
OCLC Number: 183914697
Description: 283 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Why focus on modernity? --
Problems with modernity's science and politics --
Modernity's misleading dream --
The incomplete first modernity of industrial society --
Co-evolving science and society --
Views from (Western) modernity's peripheries --
Women as subjects of history and knowledge --
Postcolonial science and technology studies : are there multiple sciences? --
Women on modernity's horizons : feminist postcolonial science and technology studies --
Interrogating tradition : challenges and possibilities --
Multiple modernities : postcolonial standpoints --
Haunted modernities, gendered traditions --
Moving on : a methodological provocation.
Series Title: Next wave (Duke University Press)
Responsibility: Sandra Harding.
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A preeminent science studies scholar shows how feminist and postcolonial science studies challenge the problematic modernity versus tradition binary.  Read more...

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"It seems that a work of this nature is long overdue and, will significantly improve the communication between modernity theorists and those working in feminist or postcolonial studies." - Carolyn Read more...

 
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