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The Resource Athena unbound : the advancement of women in science and technology, Henry Etzkowitz, Carol Kemelgor, Brian Uzzi, with Michael Neuschatz ... [et al.], (electronic resource)

Athena unbound : the advancement of women in science and technology, Henry Etzkowitz, Carol Kemelgor, Brian Uzzi, with Michael Neuschatz ... [et al.], (electronic resource)

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Athena unbound : the advancement of women in science and technology
Title
Athena unbound
Title remainder
the advancement of women in science and technology
Statement of responsibility
Henry Etzkowitz, Carol Kemelgor, Brian Uzzi, with Michael Neuschatz ... [et al.]
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Language
eng
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1940-
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Etzkowitz, Henry
Dewey number
500/.82
LC call number
Q130
LC item number
.E85 2000
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  • 1944-
  • 1960-
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  • Kemelgor, Carol
  • Uzzi, Brian
  • Neuschatz, Michael
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  • Women in science
  • Women in technology
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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 this question, and to propose solutions for the future. Based on extensive research, it emphasizes that science is an intensely social activity. Despite the scientific ethos of universalism and inclusion, scientists and their institutions are not immune to the prejudices of society as a whole. By presenting women's experiences at all key career stages - from childhood to retirement - the authors reveal the hidden barriers, subtle exclusions and unwritten rules of the scientific workplace, and the effects, both professional and personal, that these have on the female scientist. This important book should be read by all scientists - both male and female - and sociologists, as well as women thinking of embarking on a scientific career
  • Why are there still so few female scientists? Despite the scientific ethos of universalism and inclusion, women continue to experience real social inequities as they struggle to gain recognition in the scientific community. Based on extensive interviews and backed by quantitative analysis, this compelling work exposes the hidden barriers, subtle exclusions, and unwritten rules that confront women at every juncture along the scientific career path--from childhood to retirement. Through vivid personal accounts the authors offer an illuminating and sobering view of the effects these obstacles have on the personal and professional lives of women. They argue that women can succeed in the scientific workplace by successfully managing "social capital," those networks and relationships scientists rely on for professional support and new ideas. This benchmark volume is vital reading for all scientists and social scientists--both male and female--and for women considering a scientific career
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Athena unbound : the advancement of women in science and technology, Henry Etzkowitz, Carol Kemelgor, Brian Uzzi, with Michael Neuschatz ... [et al.], (electronic resource)
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [257]-267) and index
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000107117
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unknown
Isbn
9780521787383
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
00020997
Specific material designation
remote
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(WaSeSS)bookssj0000107117
Label
Athena unbound : the advancement of women in science and technology, Henry Etzkowitz, Carol Kemelgor, Brian Uzzi, with Michael Neuschatz ... [et al.], (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [257]-267) and index
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000107117
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780521787383
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
00020997
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000107117

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