restricted access   Volume 12, Number 3, Fall 2000

Table of Contents

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Special Issue: The Science and Politics of the Search for Sex Differences

Guest Editor: Mary Wyer and Laura Severin

The Science and Politics of the Search for Sex Differences: Editorial

pp. vii-xvi

Biological Behavior? Hormones, Psychology, and Sex

pp. 1-20

Equality and Difference in the Workplace: Physical Job Demands, Occupational Illnesses, and Sex Differences

pp. 21-49

The Woman Beneath the Hair: Treating Hypertrichosis, 1870-1930

pp. 50-66

Sexologists Examine Lesbians and Prostitutes in the United States, 1840-1940

pp. 67-91

"There is no Unauthorized Breeding in Jurassic Park": Gender and the Uses of Genetics

pp. 92-113

Do Boys Have to Be Boys? Gender, Narrativity, and the John/Joan Case

pp. 114-138

Walking a Tightrope: The Feminist Life of a Drosophila Biologist

pp. 139-150

Naked Sex in Exile: On the Paradox of the "Sex Question" in Feminism and in Science

pp. 151-176

Review Essay

A Fertile Grounding: Cultural Studies Meets Women's Health

pp. 178-192

Book Reviews

The Visible Woman: Imaging Technologies, Gender, and Science (review)

pp. 193-194

Hermaphrodites and the Medical Invention of Sex, and: Conduct Unbecoming a Woman: Medicine on Trial in Turn-of-the-Century Brooklyn (review)

pp. 195-198

Silicone Survivors: Women's Experiences with Breast Implants, and: Silicone Spills: Breast Implants on Trial (review)

pp. 198-201

The Technology of Orgasm: "Hysteria," the Vibrator, and Women's Sexual Satisfaction (review)

pp. 201-203

Women Scientists in America: Before Affirmative Action, 1940-1972, and: A Matter of Choices: Memoirs of a Female Physicist, and: Lise Meitner: A Life in Physics (review)

pp. 203-208

Asking Different Questions: Women and Science, and: Women in Science: Meeting Career Challenges (review)

pp. 208-211

Common Science?: Women, Science, and Knowledge, and: Feminist Science Education (review)

pp. 212-215

Women's Science: Learning and Succeeding from the Margins (review)

pp. 215-217