[Fwd: Re: ignore this, it's about women and sexism ...]]]]

Yoshie Furuhashi furuhashi.1 at osu.edu
Tue Nov 30 14:11:11 PST 1999

Kelley wrote:
>instead, i'm going to assume
>that you will agree that political practice and activism was *necessarily*
>a part of coming to a politicized consciousness about science--engendered
>by a critique of science and a willingness to keep science in the service
>of coming to know things for *all of us* [(c) charles brown].

With regard to human sciences (biology, psychology, sociology, etc.), the above is especially true. Homosexuality would be still a mental illness so classified in DSM-III but for the gay & lesbian rights movement and its influence. Scientists do not live in separation from the rest of society. Knowledge production is part of social relations.


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