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Endless Frontiers for Scientific Womanpower

Laura Micheletti Puaca

in Searching for Scientific Womanpower: Technocratic Feminism and the Politics of National Security, 1940-1980

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469610818
eISBN:
9781469614441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469610818.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the problems and possibilities of the postwar period. The dawn of the atomic age and the emerging Cold War resulted in a precarious peace that demanded perpetual preparedness in ... More


Starting Careers: Plus Ça Change, Plus C’est la Même Chose

Sue V. Rosser

in Breaking into the Lab: Engineering Progress for Women in Science

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814776452
eISBN:
9780814771525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814776452.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter draws on the scholarship in women's studies to provide some of the context in understanding the experiences of women in science. During the past 30 years, women's studies and feminist ... More


Positive Interventions from Mentors and Mentoring Networks

Sue V. Rosser

in Breaking into the Lab: Engineering Progress for Women in Science

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814776452
eISBN:
9780814771525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814776452.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter discusses the importance of mentors for women seeking a career in science, engineering, technology, and mathematics (STEM). Research documents that most women and under-represented ... More


Breaking into the Lab: Engineering Progress for Women in Science

Sue V. Rosser

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814776452
eISBN:
9780814771525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814776452.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Why are there so few women in science? This book uses the experiences of successful women scientists and engineers to answer the question of why elite institutions have so few women scientists and ... More


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