Women, Science, and Myth: Gender Beliefs from Antiquity to the Present

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This encyclopedia surveys the scientific research on gender throughout the ages―the people, experiments, and impact―of both legitimate and illegitimate findings on the scientific community, women scientists, and society at large.


· Chronologically organized entries describing people and events influential in the development of scientific research on gender

· 40 thematic entries looking at larger issues across regions, disciplines, and historical eras

· A section of supportive demographic/statistical information

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Over the course of history, scientific research has been used to support a number of dubious assumptions, nowhere more so than in the area of gender—several 19th century studies as well as many 20th century studies of brain differences, claim to prove that men's brains are superior to women's. Yet the scientific community has not often welcomed the work of women scientists. Is there a connection?

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Sue V. Rosser, PhD, is dean of the Ivan Allen College and professor at Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA.

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