THE HISTORY OF WOMEN AND SCIENCE, HEALTH, AND TECHNOLOGY:
A BIBLIOGRAPHIC GUIDE TO THE PROFESSIONS AND THE DISCIPLINES

Reference: Bibliographies and Review Essays (22-52)


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Reference: Bibliographies and Review Essays (22-52)
 
Both multi-disciplinary and specialized resources are listed here.  Additional
ones pertaining to particular disciplines are also found in the sections
devoted to those disciplines.
 
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 23       Aldrich, Michele L. "Women in Science." SIGNS 4, no.1 (Autumn 1978):
126-135. Review essay.
 
 24       Alison, Kelly. "Women in Science: A Bibliographical Review." DURHAM
RESEARCH REVIEW 7 (1976): 1092-1108.
 
 25       BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE HISTORY OF MEDICINE. Bethesda, MD: U.S.
Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National
Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, 1965-  . This annual
reference tool lists current work in the history of medicine and health care
under subject categories such as "Women in Medicine," "Gynecology," "Hygiene,"
etc.
 
 26       Bindocci, Cynthia Gay. WOMEN AND TECHNOLOGY: AN ANNOTATED
BIBLIOGRAPHY. New York: Garland, 1993. Contains both historical and
contemporary citations on the relationship of women to agriculture and food
technology, architecture, clerical work, communications, energy/ecology,
engineering/inventing, health, household work, industrial work, labor
organization, military/war, reproduction, transportation, development, and
general work issues.
 
 27       Chinn, Phyllis Zweig. WOMEN IN SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS: BIBLIOGRAPHY.
Arcata, CA: Humboldt State University Foundation, 1988. Rev. ed. Distributed by
the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Cites books, journal
articles, proceedings, reports. Not annotated.
 
 28a      Clewell, Beatriz C., and Anderson, Bernice. WOMEN OF COLOR IN
MATHEMATICS, SCIENCE & ENGINEERING: A REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE. Washington, DC:
Center for Women Policy Studies, 1991.
 
 28b      CURRENT WORK IN THE HISTORY OF MEDICINE. London: Wellcome Institute
for the History of Medicine. 1954-. See women-related topics in the subject
index of this bibliographic journal.
 
 29       Davis, Audrey B. BIBLIOGRAPHY ON WOMEN: WITH SPECIAL EMPHASIS ON
THEIR ROLES IN SCIENCE AND SOCIETY. New York: Science History Publications,
1974. One of the earliest published women's studies bibliographies. Broad in
scope. Arranged alphabetically, without any indexes.
 
 30       Eldredge, Mary, et al. "Gender, Science, and Technology: A Selected
Annotated Bibliography." BEHAVIORAL & SOCIAL SCIENCES LIBRARIAN 9, no.1 (1990):
77-134. Includes sections on "Biography and History" and "Women Scientists."
 
 31       Frey, Linda, Frey, Marsha, and Schneider, Joanne. WOMEN IN WESTERN
EUROPEAN HISTORY: A SELECT CHRONOLOGICAL, GEOGRAPHICAL, AND TOPICAL
BIBLIOGRAPHY. 2 vols. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1982-1984. FIRST SUPPLEMENT.
Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1986. Vol. 1, "From Antiquity to the French
Revolution." Vol. 2, "The Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries." With supplement,
a total of nearly  24,000 references arranged in  complex topical outlines.
"Health/Medicine" is a sub-category of Social History under each historical
period and country; "Science" is under Cultural History. See also "scientists,"
"medicine," and related terms in the subject indexes.
 
 32       Giese, Patsy A. "Women in Science: 5000 Years of Obstacles and
Achievements." APPRAISAL: SCIENCE BOOKS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE 25, no.2 (Spring
1992): 1-20. Includes a bibliography about women in the history of science and
mathematics divided by adult and child/young adult reading levels.
 
 33       Grinstein, Louise S. "Women in Physics and Astronomy: A Selected
Bibliography." SOCIAL SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS 80, no.5 (May/June 1980):
384-398.
 
 34       Henifin, Mary Sue, Amatniek, Joan Cindy. "Bibliography: Women,
Science, and Health." BIOLOGICAL WOMAN - THE CONVENIENT MYTH, ed. by Ruth
Hubbard, Mary Sue Henifin, and Barbara Fried, pp.289-376. Cambridge, MA:
Schenkman, 1982. An unannotated bibliography of books and articles arranged by
subject.
 
 35       Hinding, Andrea, ed. WOMEN'S HISTORY SOURCES: A GUIDE TO ARCHIVES AND
MANUSCRIPT COLLECTIONS IN THE UNITED STATES. New York: Bowker, 1979. 2 vols.
See entries under "scientists," "scientific  societies," and branches of the
sciences in vol. 2, "Index."
 
 36       ISIS CUMULATIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY..., 1913-65. 6 vols, ed. Magda Whitrow.
London: Mansell, 1971. For citations to biographies and studies of individuals,
consult vols. 1 and 2, "Personalities."  See also headings beginning with the
word "women" in the indexes to vol. 3, "Subjects" and vols. 4 and 5 which are
arranged chronologically. Citations dealing with women bear the sub-division
code  "rw."
 
 37       ISIS CUMULATIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY, 1966-1975, ed. John Neu. London:
Mansell, 1980. 2 vols. See #36 above for arrangement.
 
 38       ISIS CUMULATIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY ... 1976-1985, ed. John Neu. Boston, MA:
G.K. Hall, in conjunction with the History of Science Society, 1989. 2 v.
Supplemented by ISIS CURRENT BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE  HISTORY OF SCIENCE AND ITS
CURRENT INFLUENCES, 1989-. See #36 above.
 
 39       JOURNAL OF WOMEN'S HISTORY GUIDE TO PERIODICAL LITERATURE, comp.
Gayle V. Fischer. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1992. Relevant
bibliographies include birth control topics  ("Abortion," "Fertility,"
"Infanticide," "Material Culture," "Reproductive Rights and Options");
"Childbirth;" "Health;" "Science and Technology;" "Professional Career
Choices;" "Sexuality;" "Crafts, Trades and Home-based Work;" and "Factory
Work."
 
 40       Kelly, Alison. "Women in Science: A Bibliographic Review." DURHAM
RESEARCH REVIEW 36 (1976): 1092-1108.
 
 41       Kennedy, Rebecca, and Cadoree, Michelle. WOMEN IN THE SCIENCES.
Washington, D.C.: Science Reference Section, Science and Technology Division,
Library of Congress, 1990. LC Science Tracer  Bullet, 0090-5232 ; TB 90-6.
 
 42       Miller, Connie. FEMINIST RESEARCH METHODS: AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY.
New York: Greenwood, 1991. See chapter 11 "Science," pp.230-256, for annotated
citations of feminist critiques of science (chiefly contemporary; some with
historical approach).
 
 43       Miller, Gordon L. THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE: AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY.
Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, 1992. Includes section on "Women and Minorities in
Science," pp.173-179.
 
 44       Schiebinger, Londa. "The History and Philosophy of Women in Science."
SIGNS 12, no.2 (Winter 1987): 305-332. Review essay. For response to the
article, see comment by Hilary Rose in SIGNS 13, no.2 (1988): 377-380, and
Schiebinger's reply, pp.380-384. Repr. in SEX AND SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY, pp. 7-34.
Ed. by Sandra Handing and Jean F. O'Barr. Chicago: University of Chicago Press,
1987.
 
 45       Searing, Susan. "Women and Science: Issues and Resources." Madison,
WI: Women's Studies Librarian's Office, 1991. Wisconsin Bibliographies in
Women's Studies Series. Updates frequently. 1992 and 1993 updates by Phyllis
Holman Weisbard.
 
 46       Shult, Linda, Searing, Susan, and Lester-Massman, Elli, eds. WOMEN,
RACE, AND ETHNICITY: A BIBLIOGRAPHY. Madison: University of Wisconsin System
Women's Studies Librarian, 1991. Relevant sections of the annotated
bibliography include: "Health/Medicine," "History," "Science/Mathematics," and
"Sexuality."
 
 47       Siegel, Mary-Ellen. HER WAY: A GUIDE TO BIOGRAPHIES OF WOMEN FOR
YOUNG PEOPLE. Chicago: American Library Association, 1984. Rev. and expanded.
Biographees include 43 scientists, 39 physicians, 19 nurses, and 10
mathematicians. Each brief biography is followed by annotated listings of books
about the person suitable for child or young adult reading levels.
 
 48       STUDIES ON WOMEN ABSTRACTS. v.1- , 1983- . Six/year with annual
index. Abstracts of books and articles in all disciplines.
 
 49       "Women's Studies and S[cience], T[echnology], and S[ociety]." THE
BULLETIN OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND SOCIETY. Bibliographic citations on this
topic are part of the "Current Periodical Literature" column in many issues
since 1988.
 
 50       WOMEN'S STUDIES INDEX. Boston, MA: G.K. Hall, v.1-   1991-  Annual
index beginning with citations for 1989. Covers a wide range of popular and
scholarly periodicals that focus on issues of concern to women. Relevant
subject headings include "Medicine-History," "Science-Feminist Perspectives,"
professions such as "Chemists," "Mathematicians," and "Physicians," and the
names of individual scientists.
 
 51       WOMEN STUDIES ABSTRACTS. v.1- , 1972- . Quarterly with annual index.
Citations to books and articles in all disciplines, with occasional abstracts.
 
 52       Wylie, A., et al. "Philosophical Feminism: A Bibliographic Guide to
Critiques of Science." RESOURCES FOR FEMINIST RESEARCH/ DOCUMENTATION SUR LA
RECHERCHE FEMINISTE 19, no.2 (1990): 2-38.


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