Irresistible Forces: Australian Women in Science

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Melbourne University Press, 2004 - Science - 215 pages
Australian women who have contributed to scientific discoveries in fields from geology to medicine are celebrated in this thoroughly researched book. Inspirational stories provide insight into the ways women have successfully created careers in predominantly male fields.

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About the author (2004)

\Claire Hooker is the author of Contagion: Historical and Cultural Studies. She is a historian of science, medicine, and public health, and is a senior research associate in the department of gender studies at the University of Sydney.

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