Women and Science

Even women who managed to find a scientific niche that ostensibly included
them in the research community of science often felt, as had Eleanor Ormerod,
that they could never be “one of the boys.” Nevertheless, the work of women like
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Women and Science

Women and Science

From Maria Winkelman's discovery of the comet of 1702 to the Nobel Prize-winning work of twentieth-century scientist Barbara McClintock, women have played a central role in modern science. Their successes have not come easily, nor have they been consistently recognized. This book examines the challenges and barriers women scientists have faced and chronicles their achievements as they struggled to attain recognition for their work in the male-dominated world of modern science.

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The Science on Women and Science
Language: en
Pages: 330
Authors: Christina Hoff Sommers
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: A E I Press

Are women victims of a widespread bias in science and engineering, as a 2007 report of the National Academy of Sciences concluded? Or are there other, more plausible explanations for the paucity of women in various quantitative fields? What, if anything,should be done to encourage more women to become engineers
Women and Science
Language: en
Pages: 409
Authors: Suzanne Le-May Sheffield
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Rutgers University Press

From Maria Winkelman's discovery of the comet of 1702 to the Nobel Prize-winning work of twentieth-century scientist Barbara McClintock, women have played a central role in modern science. Their successes have not come easily, nor have they been consistently recognized. This book examines the challenges and barriers women scientists have
Women in Science
Language: en
Pages: 254
Authors: Marilyn Bailey Ogilvie
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1986 - Publisher: MIT Press

From the ancient Greek physician Agamede to physicist and chemist Marie Curie, in descriptions ranging from a single paragraph to several pages, Women in Science profiles 186 women who as patronesses, translators, popularizers, collectors, illustrators, inventors, and active researchers, made significant contributions to science before 1910. It adds a new
A to Z of Women in Science and Math
Language: en
Pages: 385
Authors: Lisa Yount
Categories: Electronic books
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Infobase Publishing

From ancient times to the present day, scientifically inclined women in many cultures have had to battle against the traditional belief that men are more cognitively adept than women. At times throughout history, women were persecuted for their attempts to break down traditional gender barriers. Today, women scientists and mathematicians
Women and Science in India
Language: en
Pages: 351
Authors: Neelam Kumar
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Transcript of papers presented in a seminar and articles previously published in several journals.

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