Love, Power, and Knowledge

Love, Power, and Knowledge

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q... absolutely splendid... the style is elegant, eloquent, and witty. Rose has a unique voice in the increasingly important feminist science and epistemology discussions. A superb accomplishment.q -- Sandra Harding qThis is a lively, contentious, important feminist book. Rose's wit and sharp eye and her commitment to thorough comparative historical analysis make for many pages of wonderful reading.q -- Donna Haraway Hilary Rose locates feminist criticism of science at the heart of both the women's movement and the radical science movement. Attending to the political economy of the production of knowledge and to what does and does not count as knowledge, she explores how women and minorities are affected by these processes. She examines at length the latest, massively resourced claimant to the old and oppressive qbiology is destinyq dictum -- the Human Genome program. Rose's commitment to feminist resistance against the science and technology of oppression leads her to claim feminist science fiction -- with its imaginative capacity to envision different futures with different sciences and technologies -- as an ally of feminist science critics.25 Technology assessment, which was the earlier US governmental response to anxiety about the nuclear industry, was never ... 26 The Nuffield Foundation and the Hastings Institute have played an active part in extending the role of ethics as ... Reproduction and Genetic Control; Ciba Foundation, Human Embryo Research; Dyson and Harris, Experiments on ... Having established his international reputation with his defence of Animal Liberation, Singer, in collaboration first with theanbsp;...

Title:Love, Power, and Knowledge
Author: Hilary Rose
Publisher:Indiana University Press - 1994

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