Athena Unbound: The Advancement of Women in Science and Technology / Edition 1

Athena Unbound: The Advancement of Women in Science and Technology / Edition 1

by Henry Etzkowitz, Carol Kemelgor, Brian Uzzi, Brian Uzzi
     
 

A stimulating and forward-looking analysis of women's experiences in science, and the barriers they face.See more details below

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A stimulating and forward-looking analysis of women's experiences in science, and the barriers they face.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521787383
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/19/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
292
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: women in science: why so few?; 1. The scientific career pipeline; 2. Women and science; 3. Gender, sex and science; 4. Selective access; 5. Critical transitions in the graduate and post-graduate career path; 6. Women's (and men's) Graduate experience in science; 7. The paradox of critical mass for women in science; 8. The Kula ring of scientific success; 9. Women's faculty experience; 10. Dual male and female worlds of science; 11. Differences between women in science; 12. Social capital and faculty network relationships; 13. Negative and positive departmental cultures; 14. Initiatives for departmental change; 15. International comparisons; 16. Athena unbound: policy for women in science; Appendix; Index.

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