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Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering
SJR: 0.504 SNIP: 0.671 CiteScore™: 1.65

ISSN Imprimir: 1072-8325
ISSN En Línea: 1940-431X

Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering

DOI: 10.1615/JWomenMinorScienEng.2012003648
pages 115-134


Barbara L. Whitten
Physics Department, Feminist and Gender Studies Program & Environmental Program, Colorado College, 14 E. Cache la Poudre, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903, USA


In this exploration of some possible pathways into feminist physics, I take ideas from feminist philosophers of science and feminist science studies scholars about what feminist science should be. I look at the work of feminist scientists in other fields as role models. Using these guidelines, I develop nine categories of projects that are feminist or potentially feminist. I illustrate these categories with examples of contemporary physics research. With this work I hope to guide the steps of feminist physics and encourage other feminist scientists to develop these and other projects.