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Gender and American Social Science:
The Formative Years
Edited by Helene Silverberg

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Acknowledgments
Contributors
Ch. 1Introduction: Toward a Gendered Social Science History3
Ch. 2The "Sphere of Women" in Early-Twentieth-Century Economics35
Ch. 3"Politics Would Undoubtedly Unwoman Her": Gender, Suffrage, and American Political Science61
Ch. 4"Wild West" Anthropology and the Disciplining of Gender86
Ch. 5Hull-House Maps and Papers: Social Science as Women's Work in the 1890s127
Ch. 6"A Government of Men": Gender, the City, and the New Science of Politics156
Ch. 7The Establishment of an Applied Social Science: Home Economists, Science, and Reform at Cornell University, 1870-1930185
Ch. 8Gendered Social Knowledge: Domestic Discourse, Jane Addams, and the Possibilities of Social Science235
Ch. 9Bringing Social Science Back Home: Theory and Practice in the Life and Work of Elsie Clews Parsons265
Ch. 10The "Self-Applauding Sincerity" of Overreaching Theory, Biography as Ethical Practice, and the Case of Mary van Kleeck293
Index327

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