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A Multidisciplinary Bibliography
Health, Medicine and Science
Science, Medicine, and Technology
My Spring The study of genes in scientific research has the effect of further marking as "Other" bodies that are already marked as other because of race, gender, and/or class...the othered bodies of black women, for example, are no longer simply identified by their color or contour, the surface elements of their bodies; they are now also identified by the internal workings of their bodies - their "flawed genes."
Deborah Grayson

Athey, Stephanie. "Eugenic Feminisms in Late Nineteenth-Century America: Reading Race in Victoria Woodhull, Frances Willard, Anna Julia Cooper, and Ida B. Wells." Genders 31 (Spring 2000). http://genders.org/g31/g31_athey.html (Accessed: 04/04/06).

          ."Reproductive Health, Race and Technology: Political Fictions and Black Feminist Critiques 1970s-1990s." Sage Race Relations Abstracts 22, no. 1 (February 1997): 3-27.

Barbee, Evelyn L. "A Black Feminist Approach to Nursing Research." Western Journal of Nursing Research 15, no. 5 (1994): 495-506.

Bozeman, Sylvia T. "Black Women Mathematicians." Sage: A Scholarly Journal on Black Women 6, no. 2 (1989): 18-23.

Burrell, Darci Elaine. "The Norplant Solution: Norplant and the Control of African-American Motherhood." UCLA Women's Law Journal 5 (1995): 401-444; Reprinted in Reproduction, Sexuality, and the Family, ed. Karen J. Maschke, (New York: Garland Publishing, 1997).

Cade, Toni. "The Pill: Genocide or Liberation." Onyx Magazine August 1969; Reprinted in The Black Woman: An Anthology, (New York: Mentor, 1970).

Cobb, Jewel Plumber. "A Life in Science: Research and Service." Sage: A Scholarly Journal on Black Women 6, no. 2 (1989).

Eugene, Toinette M. "'How Can We forget':An Ethic of Care for AIDS, the African American Family, and the Black Church." In Embracing the Spirit: Womanist Perspectives on Hope, Salvation, and Transformation, ed. Emilie Maureen Townes. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 1997.

Falconer, Etta Z. "A Story of Success: The Sciences at Spelman College." Sage: A Scholarly Journal on Black Women 6, no. 2 (1989): 36-38.

Finney, Carolyn. "Can't See the Black Folks for the Trees." In Voices of a New Generation: A Feminist Anthology, eds. Sara Weir and Constance Walker. Boston: Pearson, 2010.

Foster, Nena. "Reinscribing Black Women's Position within HIV and AIDS Discourses." Feminism & Psychology 17, no. 3 (Aug. 2007): 323-329.

Fraser, Gertrude J. "Modern Bodies, Modern Minds: Midwifery and Reproductive Change in an African American Community." In Conceiving the New World Order: The Global Politics of Reproduction, eds. Faye D. Ginsburg and Rayna Rapp. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1995.

Granville, Evelyn Boyd. "My Life as a Mathematician." Sage: A Scholarly Journal on Black Women 6, no. 2 (1989): 44-46.

Grayson, Deborah R. "The Racial Model of Genetic Illness Identity: Breast Cancer Research and Black Women." Michigan Feminist Studies no. 11 (1996-97): 1-24.

Hammonds, Evelynn. Never Meant to Survive - A Black Womans's Journey: An Interview with Evelynn Hammonds by Aimee Sands." In Women, Science and Technology: A Reader in Feminist Studies, eds. Mary Wyer, Mary Barbercheck, Donna Giesman, Hatice Orun Ozturk, and Marta Wayne. New York: Routledge, 2001.

Hawkins, B. Denise. "Blending Blackness With the Feminist Agenda." Black Issues in Higher Education 11 March 1988, 13-14

Haynes, Diane Williams. "Making Inroads." Black Issues in Higher Education, 21 November 1993, 34-38.

Jordan, Diann. Sisters in Science: Conversations with Black Women Scientists on Race, Gender and Their Passion for Science. West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press, 2006.

Kapsalis, Terri. "Mastering the Female Pelvis: Race and the Tools of Reproduction." In Skin Deep, Spirit Strong: The Black Female Body in American Culture. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2002.

King, Reatha Clark. "Becoming a Scientist: An Important Career Decision." Sage: A Scholarly Journal on Black Women 6, no. 2 (1989): 47-50.

Malcolm, Shirley. "Increasing the Participation of Black Women in Science and Technology." Sage: A Scholarly Journal on Black Women 6, no. 2 (1989): 15-17.

Malveaux, Julienne. "Speaking of Education: Sisters in Science." Black Issues in Higher Education 15, no. 3 (2 April 1998): 33.

Nelson, Jennifer. "'An Act of Valor for a Woman Need Not Take Place Inside of Her': Black Women, Feminism and Reproductive Rights". In Women of Color and the Reproductive Rights Movement. New York: New York University Press, 2003.

Patrick, Jennie R. "Trials, Tribulations, Triumphs." Sage: A Scholarly Journal on Black Women 6, no. 2 (1989): 51-53.

Patterson, Rosalyn Mitchell. "Black Women in the Biological Sciences." Sage: A Scholarly Journal on Black Women 6, no. 2 (1989): 8-14.

Roberts, Dorothy. "Black Women and the Pill." Family Planning Perspectives 32, no. 2 (March-April 2000): 92-93.

          .Killing the Black Body: Race, Reproduction, and the Meaning of Liberty. New York: Pantheon, 1997.

          . "Punishing Drug Addicts Who Have Babies: Women of Color, Equality, and the Right to Privacy." In Critical Race Feminism: A Reader, ed. Adrien Katherine Wing. New York: New York University Press, 1997.

Rutherford, Charlotte Esq. "Reproductive Freedoms and African American Women." Yale Journal of Law and Feminism, 4 (1992): 255-290; Reprinted in Reproduction, Sexuality and the Family, ed. Karen J. Maschke. (New York; Garland Publishing, 1997).

Sands, Aimee. "Never Meant to Survive, A Black Woman's Journey: An Interview with Evelyn Hammonds." In Women, Science and Technology: A Reader in Feminist Science and Technology, eds. Mary Wyer, Mary Berbercheck, Donna Giesman, Hatice Orun Ozturk and Martha Wayne. New York: Routledge, 2001.

Sluby, Patricia Carter. "Black Women and Inventions." Sage: A Scholarly Journal on Black Women 6, no. 2 (1989): 33-35.

Taylor, Janete Y. "Womanism:A Methodologic Framework for African American Women." Advances in Nursing Science 21, no. 1 (Septembe 1998): 53+.

Thomas, Valerie L. "Black Women Engineers and Technologists." Sage: A Scholarly Journal on Black Women 6, no. 2 (1989): 24-32.

Townes, Emilie M. "'The Doctor Ain't Taking no Sticks': Race and Medicine in the African American Community." In Embracing the Spirit: Womanist Perspectives on Hope, Salvation, and Transformation, ed. Emilie Maureen Townes. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 1997.

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