The Science Glass Ceiling: Women Scientists and the Struggle to Succeed / Edition 1

The Science Glass Ceiling: Women Scientists and the Struggle to Succeed / Edition 1

by Sue V. Rosser
     
 

In The Science Glass Ceiling, Sue Rosser chronicles the plight of women faculty across the country. Noting difficulties, double standards, and backlash that they routinely face. Rosser interviewed some of the country's best female scientists about their research, love of science, and routing barriers faced. She offers suggestions and solutions for changing

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In The Science Glass Ceiling, Sue Rosser chronicles the plight of women faculty across the country. Noting difficulties, double standards, and backlash that they routinely face. Rosser interviewed some of the country's best female scientists about their research, love of science, and routing barriers faced. She offers suggestions and solutions for changing the science and technology culture at universities in order to establish a more level playing field. As the first woman Dean at a science/technical school, Rosser offers realistic solutions from an insider's perspective.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415945134
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/01/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
1Who are the women scientists?1
2Opportunities and challenges23
3Life in the lab45
4Differences across the disciplines59
5The difference an institution makes83
6A brighter future : change the institutions, not the women115
References149
Index155

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