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The Equity Equation. Fostering the Advancement of Women in the Sciences, Mathematics, and Engineering

  • ID: 2212180
  • Book
  • March 1996
  • 354 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
The Equity Equation presents to findings and recommAndations of the foremost experts on research and practice concerning women in science, engineering, and mathematics. It addresses issues facing women in the scientific disciplines, including: ∗involvement in education and careers as it relates to diversity, along lies of race, class, sexual orientation, physical and learning disability, and age ∗institutional attitudes, interactions, and structure ∗barriers to success at the career stage ∗effectiveness of current intervention and curriculum strategies ∗the relationship between public policies and institutional change.
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1. Women in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering: Myths and Realities(Betty Vetter)

2. The Schooling of Girls: Optimizing Opportunities or Obstacles?(Jane Butler Kahle)

3. Undergraduate Women in Science: Personal and Environmental Influences on the Development of Scientific Talent(Helen S. Astin, Linda Sax)

4. Influence on Women Graduate Students in Engineering and Sciences: Rethinking a GAndered Institution(Carol S. Hollenshead, Stacy Wenzel, Barbara B. Lazarus, Indira Nair )

5. Diverse Populations of Women and Girls in Science, Mathematics and Engineering(Beatriz Chu Clewell, Angela B. Ginorio)

6. Programmatic and Curricular Interventions: What Do We Know?(Cinda–Sue Davis, Sue V. Rosser)

7. Women, Academia and Careers in Science and Engineering(Mary Frank Fox)

8. Facing Inequity: Women Scientists in Industry(Paula M. Rayman, Jennifer S. Jackson)

9. Public Policy and the Health of Science: The Case for Women in Science(Daryl Chubin, Shirley Malcom)

10. Visions for the Future: A Research and Policy AgAnda(Carol Hollenshead, Stacy Wenzel, Margaret N. Dykens, Cinda–Sue Davis, Angela B. Ginorio, Barbara B. Lazarus, Paula M. Rayman)
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Cinda–Sue Davis
Angela B. Ginorio
Carol S. Hollenshead
Barbara B. Lazarus
Paula M. Rayman
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