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Athena Unbound The Advancement of Women in Science and Technology

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ISBN-10: 0521787386

ISBN-13: 9780521787383

Edition: 2000

Authors: Henry Etzkowitz, Carol Kemelgor, Brian Uzzi

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Why are there so few women scientists? Persisting differences between women's and men's experiences in science make this question as relevant today as it ever was. This book sets out to answer the question, and to propose solutions for the future.
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Book details

List price: $62.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/19/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 292
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Introduction: women in science: why so few?
The scientific career pipeline
Women and science
Gender, sex and science
Selective access
Critical transitions in the graduate and post-graduate career path
Women's (and men's) Graduate experience in science
The paradox of critical mass for women in science
The Kula ring of scientific success
Women's faculty experience
Dual male and female worlds of science
Differences between women in science
Social capital and faculty network relationships
Negative and positive departmental cultures
Initiatives for departmental change
International comparisons
Athena unbound: policy for women in science
Appendix
Index