The Madame Curie complex : the hidden history of women in science

by Julie Des Jardins

Paper Book, 2010

Status

Available

Publication

New York, NY : The Feminist Press, 2010.

Description

The Madame Curie Complex gives fresh insight into the barriers and successes for women in science, and sheds light on the way our cultural ideas of gender have shaped the profession.

Rating

(7 ratings; 4)

User reviews

LibraryThing member anyaejo
I was very interested in learning about female scientists of the past that weren't in my history lessons. This book succeeded in teaching me about the life and accomplishments of some of them in addition to the sexist barriers they had to contend with. It was a bit repetitive and preaching at
Show More
times, while sending off warning signals at other times. Particularly I was annoyed with the frequent use of "woman scientist" instead of female scientist, it sounds like they were studying women instead of just being women.
Show Less

Language

Original publication date

2010-03

ISBN

9781558616134
Page: 0.2127 seconds