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Women scientists in the third world

the Indian experience

by Lalita Subrahmanyan

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Published by Sage Publications in New Delhi, Thousand Oaks, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries.,
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Women scientists -- Developing countries.,
    • Women scientists -- India.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [292]-296) and index.

      StatementLalita Subrahmanyan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQ130 .S8 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination301 p. ;
      Number of Pages301
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL699218M
      ISBN 100761992383
      LC Control Number97046977

      She developed the Apgar score, a method to assess the health of a newborn from one to five minutes after birth. She did some work on the link between mathematics and music. Wildman states, "The notion of privilege And definitely worth the brain workout.

      The women were not allowed to have the same freedoms and rights that men had at the time. The former won an award for the best book by an American woman from the Berkshire Conference of Women Historians. And, she went on to win a chemistry Nobel infor the discovery and isolation of Radium. Her articles inspired Alan Turing in his study of modern computers. In the s and s, after the formation of the United Nationsformer colonies were monitored by the West for what was considered social progress. Each history includes background, achievements, quotes, reputation at the time, and legacy.

      The ravages of time—and humanity—have unfortunately left us with mere scraps of their biographies and treatises, or references to ones lost. The notion of whiteness, or lack thereof, is a key issue within the postcolonial feminist movement. Get in touch with us and we'll talk The majority of equality achieved through first and second wave feminism and other movements still benefits mainly the white population.


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