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Removing barriers : women in academic science, technology, engineering, and mathematics / edited by Jill M. Bystydzienski and Sharon R. Bird.

Bystydzienski, Jill M., 1949-; Bird, Sharon R., 1965- c2006

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  • Title:
    Removing barriers : women in academic science, technology, engineering, and mathematics / edited by Jill M. Bystydzienski and Sharon R. Bird.
  • Author: Bystydzienski, Jill M., 1949-; Bird, Sharon R., 1965-
  • Subjects: Women in science -- Congresses; Women scientists -- Employment -- Congresses; Feminism and science -- Congresses
  • Imprint: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2006.
  • Physical format: viii, 347 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Notes: Papers originally presented at a 2002 conference at Iowa State University, "Retaining Women in Early Academic Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Careers."
  • Contents: Sustaining Gains: Reflections on Women in Science and Technology in the Twentieth- Century United States / Sally Gregory Kohlstedt -- From "Engineeresses" to "Girl Engineers" to "Good Engineers": A History of Women's U.S. Engineering Education / Amy Sue Bix -- Using POWRE to ADVANCE: Institutional Barriers Identified by Women Scientists and Engineers / Sue V. Rosser -- Telling Stories about Engineering: Group Dynamics and Resistance to Diversity / Cynthia Burack and Suzanne E. Franks -- The Gender Gap in Information Technology / Mo-Yin S. Tam and Gilbert W. Bassett, Jr. -- African American Women in Science: Experiences from High School through the Post- secondary Years and Beyond / Sandra L. Hanson -- African Women Pursuing Graduate Studies in the Sciences: Racism, Gender Bias, and Third World Marginality / Josephine Beoku-Betts -- Gendered Experiences in the Science Classroom / Molly J. Dingel -- The Construction of Sexual Bimorphism and Heterosexuality in the Animal Kingdom / Kirsten Smilla Ebeling -- Feminism and Science: Mechanism without Reductionism / Carla Fehr -- Across the Language Barrier: Gender in Plant Biology and Feminist Theory / Dana A. Dudle and Meryl Altman -- The Graduate Experience of Women in STEM and How It Could Be Improved / Anne J. MacLachlan -- How Can Women and Students of Color Come to Belong in Graduate Mathematics? / Abbe H. Herzig -- Designing Gender-Sensitive Computer Games to Close the Gender Gap in Technology / Anna M. Martinson -- Making Sense of Retention: An Examination of Undergraduate Women's Participation in Physics Courses / Heidi Fencl and Karen R. Scheel -- Creating Academic Career Opportunities for Women in Science: Lessons from Liberal Arts Colleges / Neal B. Abraham -- Beyond Gender Schemas: Improving the Advancement of Women in Academia / Virginia Valian.
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [333]-335) and index.
  • Identifier: ISBN: 9780253218179 (pbk. : alk. paper)
    ISBN: 0253218179 (pbk. : alk. paper)
    ISBN: 9780253346797 (cloth : alk. paper)
    ISBN: 0253346797 (cloth : alk. paper)
    LCCN: 2005017212
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