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Paragraph 1: Introductionsocial context

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  2. Men were country-oriented → expected wife/daughters to fit into high-status rural life-style.

  3. Women were under-privileged [?], owing to the boredom of country life.

  4. Contrast with modern woman – who can combine marriage, children and career.

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After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • demonstrate an awareness of the issues surrounding public understanding of science

  • engage with some of the debates surrounding this topic.


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