3 edition of Women Succeeding in the Sciences found in the catalog.
by Purdue University Press
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||277|
Women have made major contributions to the sciences for centuries. Yet surveys repeatedly show that most people can only name a few—often just one or two—female scientists. But if you look around, you'll see evidence of their work everywhere, from the clothing we wear to the X-rays used in hospitals. “Women in Science is a comprehensive and stunningly illustrated tribute to brilliant female minds. Through real stories of perseverance and passion, Rachel Ignotofsky affirms the important role of women in shaping humankind's scientific journey. The book offers the next generation of young women a diverse set of relatable and enormously /5(K).
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Women succeeding in the sciences: theories and practices across disciplines / edited by Jody Bart. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 1–––8 (cloth: alk.
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Ample evidence has been provided that women historically have suffered numerous social, political, and institutional barriers to their entrance and success in the sciences.
The articles in this anthology refocus the discussion. Social Sciences Scientific Pioneers: Women Succeeding in Science Scientific Pioneers is an important addition to the growing literature about women in science, the sociology of science, and the dynamics of discrimination. This analysis of female scientific pioneers is an invaluable resource for both public policy debates and research on Cited by: 5.
Women Succeeding in the Sciences. Women Succeeding in the Sciences: Theories and Practices Across Disciplines (Paperback) Book Description. this anthology breaks new ground. It presents the ways women succeed in the sciences, overcome these historical barriers, and contribute to the social practice of science and the philosophy of.
Women Succeeding in the Sciences. Women Succeeding in the Sciences: Theories and Practices Across Disciplines (Hardback) Book Description. articles in this anthology refocus the discussion and reflect the interdisciplinary nature of the issues surrounding women in the sciences.
While the barriers that women have faced as researchers. The sciences as a whole suffer when women choose alternate paths, and the United States, which is already fighting fiercely to remain competitive in an increasingly sophisticated global science scene, loses ground each time a woman puts her scientific curiosity on the back burner.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Women succeeding in the sciences. West Lafayette, Ind.: Purdue University Press, © The subtitle of this book aptly describes its focus--the women who have succeeded in science and how and why.
Tang (sociology, Queens College, CUNY) begins with an examination of ten women who have unquestionably been pioneers or leading contributors to science: Marie Curie, Irene Joliot-Curie, Margaret Mead, Barbara McClintock, Maria Goeppert-Mayer, Rachel. Ample evidence has been provided that women historically have suffered numerous social, political, and institutional barriers to their entrance and success in the sciences.
The articles in this anthology refocus the discussion and reflect the interdisciplinary nature of the issues surrounding women in the sciences. While the barriers that women have faced as researchers, subjects of Cited by: 9. The new study goes a long way toward providing hard evidence of a continuing bias against women in the sciences.
Only one-fifth of physics Ph.D.’s in this country are awarded to women, and only. An excellent book. It gives pocket biographies of all the women who either won or nearly won a Science Nobel prize.
Marie Sklodwska Curie, Lise Meitner, Emmy Noether, Gerty Radnitz Cori, Irene Joliot-Curie, Barbara McClintock, Maria Goeppert Mayer, Rita Levi-montalcini, Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin, Chien-Shiung Wu, Gertrude Elion, Rosalind Franklin, Rosalyn Sussman /5.
WOMEN IN SCIENCE 1 I N T R O D U C T I O N T he women scientists profiled here span several centuries and several nationalities. Despite many barriers, women all over the world have participated in unraveling the secrets of nature since the dawn of civilization. As historian of science Naomi Oreskes said recently, ÒThe question is not why there.
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The book expands our conception of scientific practice as it reconfigures both women's roles in science and the meaning of science in contemporary society. (Author/WRM) Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Engineering, Engineering Education, Higher Education, Science Careers, Science Education, Sciences, Sex Bias, Sex FairnessCited by: This book for underrepresented racial and ethnic minorities, women and sexual and gender minorities in medicine offers core knowledge and skills needed to achieve a fulfilling career in academic medicine.
The knowledge and skills provided by the esteemed authors are complemented by personal stories. Meet the women who programmed the first all-electronic computer and built the technological language kids today can't live without in this fascinating, nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read book.
Insix brilliant young women programmed the first all-electronic, programmable computer, the ENIAC, part of a secret World War II project. A Journey into Women's Studies: Crossing Interdisciplinary The present book is a journey of many women across the world who have struggled to give women's studies visibility.
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