Re: women's perspective in anthropology

James R Davila (jrd4@ST-ANDREWS.AC.UK)
Thu, 7 Sep 1995 10:43:59 +0100

On Thu, 7 Sep 1995, James R Davila wrote:

> On Wed, 6 Sep 1995, Ruby Rohrlich wrote:
> > Mike: Yours is an intelligent, perceptive posting, except that what I
> > was talking about was feminist critiques of the natural sciences, which
> > demonstrate that even the kind of research these scientists choose to
> > engage in is contaminated by their gender roles, not to mention the
> > interpretation of their findings. Of course, all this applies to
> > anthropology, too. Ruby Rohrlich
> >
> Ruby,
> let me echo John's (I think) request for more information. All I've
> heard about feminist critique of natural science has been in the form of
> conservative rebuttals on the level of "these feminists want to go back
> to a genocentric universe because it's earth centered." Please post some
> bibliography that you would recommend.
> Thanks,
> Jim Davila

Sorry, make that "geocentric"--Jim