Women and Science

Social Impact and Interaction (Science and Society) by Suzanne Sheffield

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Written in English
Cover of: Women and Science | Suzanne Sheffield
Published: Pages: 350 Downloads: 834
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Subjects:

  • History of science,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Sociology,
  • Science,
  • Social Science,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Women in science,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Philosophy & Social Aspects,
  • Science / General,
  • Feminism and science,
  • Social aspects,
  • Women scientists
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages350
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8969951M
ISBN 101851094601
ISBN 109781851094608

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