A revisionist view of scientific literacy
- On the `gendering' of science. Gross, Paul R. // Academic Questions;Spring92, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p10
Examines feminist claims that men and women do science differently. Criticisms against feminist philosopher of science and their view about gender-bias in the sciences; Thomas Kuhn's belief and argument about scientific progress; Feminists' argument against gender-bias in the sciences;...
- Science & society, a new contract. Lefort, Rene // UNESCO Sources;Mar99, Issue 110, p3
Editorial. Calls for the establishment of a new `contract' between the scientific community, the private sector and society, in order to bridge the gap between industrialized nations and developing countries. Dependence of scientific research on the machinations of the international market and...
- Postmodern attitude toward science. Miller, Julie Ann; Stevens, Jane Ellen // BioScience;Jun94, Vol. 44 Issue 6, p395
Focuses on the postmodern attitude toward science in the United States. Failure of mass education to instruct young people adequately about scientific methods, standards and content; Rutgers University mathematician Norman Levitt's comments.
- APA examines how racism affects science, society. // Behavioral Health Treatment;Dec96, Vol. 1 Issue 6, p7
Reports on the study by the American Psychological Association's Office of Ethnic Minority Affairs on the effects of racism on society and science. National forums on psychology and racism.
- Making Learning Magic. McKnight, Marshall // Business News New Jersey;12/11/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 50, p12
Focuses on the science wizard movement in New Jersey. Interests on alternative education; Provision of information on science; Deliberation of hands-on learning.
- THE THEORY OF RADICAL INTERPENETRATION AND THE DIALECTICS OF SCIENTIFIC PROGRESS IN CONTEMPORARY AFRICA *. Nwala, T. Uzodinma // Dialogue & Universalism;2002, Vol. 12 Issue 1/2, p9
Our aim in this discussion is to reflect upon the contradictory but synergistic forces at work in the evolution and growth of scientific culture in contemporary Africa. Understanding the character of these forces will help in the formulation of a correct national policy on scientific and...
- Good science. Freeman, Gerald M. // Vital Speeches of the Day;03/15/97, Vol. 63 Issue 11, p344
Presents a speech by the president of Stone Forest Industries Inc. delivered to the Society of American Foresters in Albuquerque, New Mexico on November 12, 1996 about the environmentalists' promotion of false science. Alleged irreversibility of any human damage inflicted upon nature; Global...
- Against social de(con)struction of science: Cautionary tales from the Third World. Nanda, Meera // Monthly Review: An Independent Socialist Magazine;Mar97, Vol. 48 Issue 10, p1
Offers a critical look at the anti-realist and relativist views of Western science from the perspective of people's science movements in non-Western countries. Differences between present-day social constructivism and earlier theories; Implication of the social deconstruction of science for...
- The Republic of Science: Its Political and Economic Theory. Fuller, Steve // Minerva: A Review of Science, Learning & Policy;Spring2000, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p26
Comments on several issues concerning the politics of science in the U.S. Impact of influence from social and political institutions on the scientific community; Theory of science from the perspective of Republican politicians; Implications on science and politics.
- Science Is Knowing and Loving the World. Franklin, Betty Smith // Women's Studies Quarterly;Spring/Summer2001, Vol. 29 Issue 1/2, p208
Criticizes the racial condition of women involved in scientific related education. Accounts on the activities of women in science-related subjects; Significance of the historical evidences on scientific discoveries; Role of women in preserving the context of scientific knowledge.