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In this paper I examine the interaction between linguistic choices and the presentation and solution of a certain family of contemporary mathematical problems centred around the so called 'stable marriage problem'. I investigate how a socially restrictive choice of signs impacts mathematical production both in terms of problem formation and of solutions. I further note how the choice of gendered language ends up constructing a reality, which duplicates the very structural framework that it imported into mathematical analysis in the first place. I go on to point out some semiotic lines of flight from this interlocking grip of mathematics and gendered language. Show more
Journal / seriesSocial Studies of Science
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Organisational unit09591 - Wagner, Roy / Wagner, Roy
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