Primate Visions: Gender, Race, and Nature in the World of Modern Science

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Routledge, Jan 11, 2013 - Social Science - 496 pages
Haraway's discussions of how scientists have perceived the sexual nature of female primates opens a new chapter in feminist theory, raising unsettling questions about models of the family and of heterosexuality in primate research.
 

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In Primate Visions: Gender, Race, and Nature in the World of Modern Science, Donna Haraway examines the literature of primatology in the twentieth century. In the course of her work, she draws ... Read full review

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In this book, Haraway (biology, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz) claims there is a Western white male bias in theories of human evolution and culture and discusses the problems facing female ... Read full review

Contents

The Persistence of Vision
1
Monkeys and Monopoly Capitalism Primatology before World War II
16
Decolonization and Multinational Primatology
112
The Politics of Being Female Primatology is a Genre of Feminist Theory
276
Miras Morning Song
383
Notes
384
Sources
432
Index
473
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