Neurofeminism : issues at the intersection of feminist theory and cognitive science / edited by Robyn Bluhm, Anne Jaap Jacobson and Heidi Lene Maibom

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Subjects: Feminist theory
Cognitive science
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
Series: New directions in philosophy and cognitive science
New directions in philosophy and cognitive science
LC Classification: H, HQ
Physical Description: x, 284 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: List of Illustrations vii
Acknowledgments ix
List of Contributors x
Introduction 1
1.. The Politics of Pictured Reality: Locating the Object from Nowhere in fMRI / Letitia Meynell 11
2.. What, If Anything, Can Neuroscience Tell Us About Gender Differences? / Ginger Hoffman 30
3.. In a Different Voice? 56
4.. The Role of Fetal Testosterone in the Development of the "Essential Difference" Between the Sexes: Some Essential Issues / Cordelia Fine 73
5.. Hardwired for Sexism? Approaches to Sex/Gender in Neuroscience / Raffaella I. Rumiati 105
6.. Re-Queering the Brain / Anelis Kaiser 121
7.. Situated Neuroscience: Exploring Biologies of Diversity / Gillian Einstein 145
8.. Cosmopolitics and the Brain: The Co-Becoming of Practices in Feminism and Neuroscience / Deboleena Roy 175
9.. Linking Neuroscience, Medicine, Gender and Society through Controversy and Conflict Analysis: A "Dissensus Framework" for Feminist/Queer Brain Science Studies / Cynthia Kraus 193
10.. Seeing as a Social Phenomenon: Feminist Theory and the Cognitive Sciences 216
11.. Beyond Neurosexism: Is It Possible to Defend the Female Brain? / Robyn Bluhm 230
Bibliography 246
Name Index 281
Subject Index 282
Additional Authors: Bluhm, Robyn, 1969-
Jacobson, Anne Jaap, 1942-
Maibom, Heidi Lene, 1969-
Notes: LCCN: 2011052945
ISBN: 9780230296732 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0230296734 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Acknowledgements -- List of contributors -- Introduction / Robyn Bluhm, Anne Jaap Jacobson, and Heidi Maibom -- The politics of pictured reality : locating the object from nowhere in fMRI / Letitia Meynell -- What, if anything, can neuroscience tell us about gender differences? / Ginger Hoffman -- In a different voice? / Heidi Maibom -- The role of fetal testosterone in the development of "the essential difference" between the sexes : some essential issues / Giordana Grossi and Cordelia Fine -- Hardwired for sexism? : approaches to sex/gender in neuroscience / Rebecca M. Jordan-Young and Raffaella I. Rumiati -- Re-queering the brain / Anelis Kaiser and Isabelle Dussauge -- Situated neuroscience : exploring biologies of diversity / Gillian Einstein -- Cosmopolitics and the brain : the co-becoming of practices in feminism and neuroscience / Deboleena Roy -- Linking neuroscience, medicine, gender and society through controversy and conflict analysis : a "dissensus framework" for feminist/queer brain science studies / Cynthia Kraus -- Seeing as a social phenomenon : feminist theory and the cognitive sciences / Anne Jaap Jacobson -- Beyond neurosexism : is it possible to defend the female brain? / Robyn Bluhm --- Bibliography -- Index
OCLC Number: 752068294
ISBN/ISSN: 9780230296732