They consider such topics as the science question in feminism
and the privilege of partial perspective, training and resuscitating healthy citizens in the English new public health, and reinventing politics of the state.
As Engelstad and Gerrard explain in their thorough and careful introduction, Haraway argued in her essay, "Situated Knowledges: The Science Question in Feminism
and the Privilege of Partial Perspective," that knowledge production based on research is situated knowledge (2).
Sandra Harding, The Science Question in Feminism
(Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1986); "Rethinking Standpoint Epistemology: What is Strong Objectivity?" in Linda Alcoff and Elizabeth Potter, eds., Feminist Epistemologies (New York: Routledge, 1993); Donna J.
The types of questions that have been asked in the titles of articles on the subject of science in women's studies literature, a subject that has become known as "The Science Question in Feminism"(1) articulate the existence of a division between science and feminism.
Why did the women in science question change to being the science question in feminism? Do feminists have any answers to the questions that dominate women's studies literature on science, which can perhaps be summarised as two questions - Is science anti-feminist?
Whereas Harding is opposed to the substitution of scientific discussion for moral and political discussion as the basis of rational discourse and the 'penetration' of culture by scientific rationality (The Science Question in Feminism 12), her criticism of feminist empiricism can be interpreted as criticism of women scientists and her opposition to the misuse and abuse of science as opposition to science.
men's dominant position in social life results in partial and perverse understandings, whereas women's subjugated position provides the possibility of more complete and less perverse understanding (Harding, The Science Question in Feminism 26),
Wajcman is able to outline more clearly than Inventing Women what the 'science question in feminism' is.