Women and Minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics: Upping the Numbers

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Ronald J. Burke, Mary C. Mattis
Edward Elgar Publishing, 1 янв. 2007 г. - Всего страниц: 379
Scientific and technological advances and innovations are critical to the economic performance of developed countries and the standard of living of the citizens. This book discusses the nature and size of the problem and shows why increasing the number of
 

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a primer
3
2 Keys to success for women in science
28
PART II Experiences of women and minorities in STEM
45
women engineering students experiences of UK higher education
47
gender differences and similarities in climate perceptions
71
AfricanAmerican PhD candidates in the sciences
91
the Israeli case
101
7 An empirical test of the glass ceiling effect for Asian Americans in science and engineering
128
9 Attracting the engineers of 2020 today
184
myth versus reality
210
PART IV Enriching the educational experience
243
11 Achieving greater diversity through curricular change
245
12 Undergraduate student support programs
276
PART V Improving the professional experience
315
13 The representation and experience of women faculty in STEM fields
317
whats blocking US women from pursuing engineering careers?
334

PART III Building interest and commitment to STEM
157
examining the hidden barriers that gender stereotypes can impose
159

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