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Gender Differences At Critical Transitions In The Careers Of Science Engineering And Mathematics Faculty

Author: National Research Council
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 9780309155861
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Gender Differences at Critical Transitions in the Careers of Science, Engineering, and Mathematics Faculty presents new and surprising findings about career differences between female and male full-time, tenure-track, and tenured faculty in science, engineering, and mathematics at the nation's top research universities. Much of this congressionally mandated book is based on two unique surveys of faculty and departments at major U.S. research universities in six fields: biology, chemistry, civil engineering, electrical engineering, mathematics, and physics. A departmental survey collected information on departmental policies, recent tenure and promotion cases, and recent hires in almost 500 departments. A faculty survey gathered information from a stratified, random sample of about 1,800 faculty on demographic characteristics, employment experiences, the allocation of institutional resources such as laboratory space, professional activities, and scholarly productivity. This book paints a timely picture of the status of female faculty at top universities, clarifies whether male and female faculty have similar opportunities to advance and succeed in academia, challenges some commonly held views, and poses several questions still in need of answers. This book will be of special interest to university administrators and faculty, graduate students, policy makers, professional and academic societies, federal funding agencies, and others concerned with the vitality of the U.S. research base and economy.

Bestenauswahl Und Ungleichheit

Author: Anita Engels
Publisher: Campus Verlag
ISBN: 3593504634
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Das Buch präsentiert die Ergebnisse einer umfassenden Begleitstudie, die die Autorinnen von 2007 bis 2013 zur deutschen Exzellenzinitiative durchführten. Es stellt die Voraussetzungen dar, mit denen Männer und Frauen den unsicheren Weg in der Wissenschaft auf sich nehmen, und die Bedingungen, die sie in der Exzellenzinitiative vorfinden. Dabei zeigt sich, welche inner- und außerwissenschaftlichen Faktoren für die fortgesetzte Unterrepräsentanz von Wissenschaftlerinnen auf den Spitzenpositionen verantwortlich sind.

Wonderpedia Neopoprealism Archive 2010

Publisher: NeoPopRealism PRESS
Size: 59.32 MB
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Wonderpedia offers the books reviews, while NeoPopRealism Journal publishes news, views and other information additionally to the books reviews. These publications were founded by Nadia RUSS in 2007 and 2008, in new York City.

The Economics Of Economists

Author: Alessandro Lanteri
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107015707
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Leading scholars investigate the profession of academic economics, with a focus on the intellectual environment and incentives for economic research.

Breaking Into The Lab

Author: Sue Vilhauer Rosser
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814771521
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Why are there so few women in science? In Breaking into the Lab, Sue Rosser uses the experiences of successful women scientists and engineers to answer the question of why elite institutions have so few women scientists and engineers tenured on their faculties. Women are highly qualified, motivated students, and yet they have drastically higher rates of attrition, and they are shying away from the fields with the greatest demand for workers and the biggest economic payoffs, such as engineering, computer sciences, and the physical sciences. Rosser shows that these continuing trends are not only disappointing, they are urgent: the U.S. can no longer afford to lose the talents of the women scientists and engineers, because it is quickly losing its lead in science and technology. Ultimately, these biases and barriers may lock women out of the new scientific frontiers of innovation and technology transfer, resulting in loss of useful inventions and products to society.

Athena Unbound

Author: Henry Etzkowitz
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521787383
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An inquiry into why there are so few women scientists discusses the subtle factors that contribute to the marginalization of women scientists and compares the status of women scientists in different countries.