The Less Noble Sex

This book looks at five major beliefs about woman's nature generally accepted by Western philosophers, theologians, and scientists from the classical period to the nineteenth century.

The Less Noble Sex

The Less Noble Sex

Provides a framework for understanding the persistence of the Western view of woman as inferior.

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The Less Noble Sex
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Nancy Tuana, Mildred Jeanne Peterson
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

Provides a framework for understanding the persistence of the Western view of woman as inferior.
Specter of Sex, The
Language: en
Pages: 323
Authors: Sally L. Kitch
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: SUNY Press

Genealogy of the formation of race and gender hierarchies in the U.S.
Ruskin and the Dawn of the Modern
Language: en
Pages: 194
Authors: Dinah Birch, Tutor and Fellow in English Dinah Birch
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Clarendon Press

Together, the essays expose the extraordinarily pervasive influence that Ruskin's work had on central cultural debates of the late Victorian era.
Warming the Climate for Women in Academic Science
Language: en
Pages: 38
Authors: Angela B. Ginorio
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher: Assn of Amer Colleges

This paper contends that the climate or culture of academic science has been chilly to women, ethnic minorities, and people with disabilities. The paper reviews research findings in three areas: (1) numbers of women participating in science education and careers; (2) evidence of precollege patterns for girls and women in
Journal of Women's History
Language: en
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Authors: Angela B. Ginorio
Categories: Women
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