The Palgrave Handbook of Women and Science Since 1660 Book

The Palgrave Handbook of Women and Science Since 1660

  • Author : Claire Gwen Jones
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Date : 2021
  • Category : Electronic books
  • Pages : 659
  • ISBN : 9783030789732

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This handbook provides a comprehensive overview of core areas of investigation and theory relating to the history of women and science. Bringing together new research with syntheses of pivotal scholarship, the volume acknowledges and integrates history, theory and practice across a range of disciplines and periods. While the handbook's primary focus is on women's experiences, chapters also reflect more broadly on gender, including issues of femininity and masculinity as related to scientific practice and representation. Spanning the period from the birth of modern science in the late seventeenth century to current challenges facing women in STEM, it takes a thematic and comparative approach to unpack the central issues relating to women in science across different regions and cultures. Topics covered include scientific networks; institutions and archives; cultures of science; science communication; and access and diversity. With its breadth of coverage, this handbook will be the go-to resource for undergraduates taking courses on the history and philosophy of science and gender history, while at the same time providing the foundation for more advanced scholars to undertake further historical and theoretical investigation.

Women in Chemistry Book

Women in Chemistry

  • Author : Mary Wissinger
  • Publisher : Science Wide Open
  • Date : 2021-01-07
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 40
  • ISBN : 1938492315

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Jump into the awesomeness of chemistry! Learn alongside inspirational women chemists whose innovations changed the world. Discover the power of curiosity and resilience through a conversation between a spunky young protagonist, asking questions about the world around her, and a scientifically astute narrator, whose answers are both accurate and understandable to young minds. Women in Chemistry is the perfect place for children to start their own journeys of discovery and wonder.

Women in Science Book
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Women in Science

  • Author : Rachel Ignotofsky
  • Publisher : Crown Books for Young Readers
  • Date : 2021-06-22
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 29
  • ISBN : 9780593377642

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The groundbreaking New York Times bestseller, Women in Science by Rachel Ignotofsky, comes to the youngest readers in board format! Highlighting notable women's contributions to STEM, this board book edition features simpler text and Rachel Ignotofsky's signature illustrations reimagined for young readers to introduce the perfect role models to grow up with while inspiring a love of science. The collection includes diverse women across various scientific fields, time periods, and geographic locations. The perfect gift for every curious budding scientist!

Women in Science and Technology Book

Women in Science and Technology

  • Author : Namrata Gupta
  • Publisher : Sage Publications Pvt. Limited
  • Date : 2020-01-07
  • Category : Social Science
  • Pages : 257
  • ISBN : 9789353287504

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Women in Science and Technology: Confronting Inequalities comprehensively explores women’s status in the Science and Technology (S&T) domain by rigorously analysing and interpreting extensive recent information on major areas such as engineering, medicine, physical sciences, biosciences and mathematics. The book forcefully demonstrates that gender-based differences and expectations play the determining role in limiting women’s participation in S&T. These exist in various forms, from making subject choices in school and opting for specific disciplines in college to embracing specific career avenues such as scientific research. This book shows how the construction of gendered identities is perpetuated through a masculine culture in the informal environment of elite educational institutes and in major S&T workplaces such as academia and research laboratories, which serve together to exclude women from peer groups and opportunities for advancement. The book makes substantive recommendations for policy measures on college admissions, improvement of institutional and organizational environments, and recruitment and capacity building for women in S&T. It calls for substantially reducing the myriad societal and familial barriers through cooperation and understanding.

Super Cool Scientists  2 Book

Super Cool Scientists 2

  • Author : Sara MacSorley
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Date : 2018-07-20
  • Category :
  • Pages : 68
  • ISBN : 1723483907

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Super Cool Scientists #2 is a story and coloring book that celebrates women in science. It highlights amazing women from across the country doing important work in astronomy, marine science, cybersecurity, and more. They are leaders in their fields and also in education, art, business, and mentoring other young people to pursue careers in STEM. Join us in celebrating women in STEM - recognizing the people who do this work every day and also inspiring the next generation of scientists. Super Cool Scientists #2 is the second in the Super Cool Scientists series. Check out the original too!

Women in Science Book

Women in Science

  • Author : Ruth Watts
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Date : 2013-05-13
  • Category : History
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9781134526512

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The first book of its kind to provide a full and comprehensive historical grounding of the contemporary issues of gender and women in science. Women in Science includes a detailed survey of the history behind the popular subject and engages the reader with a theoretical and informed understanding with significant issues like science and race, gender and technology and masculinity. It moves beyond the historical work on women and science by avoiding focusing on individual women scientists.

Women Scientists Book

Women Scientists

  • Author : Magdolna Hargittai
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Date : 2015-03-04
  • Category : Science
  • Pages : 328
  • ISBN : 9780199360000

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Magdolna Hargittai uses over fifteen years of in-depth conversation with female physicists, chemists, biomedical researchers, and other scientists to form cohesive ideas on the state of the modern female scientist. The compilation, based on sixty conversations, examines unique challenges that women with serious scientific aspirations face. In addition to addressing challenges and the unjustifiable underrepresentation of women at the higher levels of academia, Hargittai takes a balanced approach by discussing how some of the most successful of these women have managed to obtain professional success and personal happiness. Women Scientists portrays scientists from different backgrounds, different geographical regions-eighteen countries from four continents-and leaders from a variety of professional backgrounds, including eight Nobel laureate women. The book is divided into three sections: "Husband and Wife Teams," "Women at the Top," and "In High Positions." Hargittai uses her own experience to introduce her first section on the lives of prominent scientific couples and addresses the joys and disadvantages of husband and wife teams. The second section is a comprehensive exploration of the struggles and triumphs of "women at the top." Hargittai introduces women from countries where relatively little has been written about female scientists. The final section focuses on women scientists involved with science administration and leadership. Hargittai's biographical sketches role models for budding scientists. The book is a much needed account of female presence and influence in the sciences.

Women  Science  and Technology Book

Women Science and Technology

  • Author : Mary Wyer
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Date : 2001
  • Category : Science
  • Pages : 408
  • ISBN : 0415926068

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This reader provides an introduction to the gendering of science and the impact women are making in laboratories around the world. The republished essays included in this collection are both personal tales from women scientists and essays on the nature of science itself, covering such controversial issues like the under-representation of women in science, reproductive technology, sociobiology, evolutionary theory, and the notion of objective science.

International Women in Science Book
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International Women in Science

  • Author : Catharine M. C. Haines
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Date : 2001
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 383
  • ISBN : 9781576070901

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"From aviators to zoologists, the A-Z entries of this volume include a significant number of living scientists, some of whom have contributed material. By personally corresponding with these women, visiting obscure museums and archives, and uncovering many primary sources, Catharine M. C. Haines has collected in one volume a scope of information that can be found nowhere else. Full end-of-entry bibliographies, a list of the women scientists by specialty, and a comprehensive index make this title an indispensable starting point for further research on international female scientists."--BOOK JACKET.

Women in Science   Ophthalmology 2021 Book

Women in Science Ophthalmology 2021

  • Author : Menaka Chanu Thounaojam
  • Publisher : Frontiers Media SA
  • Date : 2022-07-27
  • Category : Medical
  • Pages : 114
  • ISBN : 9782889766345

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Women s Science Book

Women s Science

  • Author : Margaret A. Eisenhart
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Date : 1998-11-15
  • Category : Social Science
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN : 9780226195452

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Are there places where women succeed in science? Numerous studies in recent years document a gender gap in science and engineering, showing women's interest in these fields declines from grade school to adulthood. WOMEN'S SCIENCE expands our conception of scientific practice as it reconfigures both women's role in science and the meaning of science in contemporary society.

American Women of Science Since 1900 Book

American Women of Science Since 1900

  • Author :
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Date : 2011
  • Category : Women in science
  • Pages : 610
  • ISBN : 9781598841589

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Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering Book

Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering

  • Author : Patricia E. White
  • Publisher : DIANE Publishing
  • Date : 1992
  • Category : Minorities in engineering
  • Pages : 210
  • ISBN : 1568069464

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Provides information on participation of women, racial/ethnic minorities, and persons with physical disabilities in science and engineering.

Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering Book

Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering

  • Author : National Science Foundation (U.S.). Division of Science Resources Studies
  • Publisher :
  • Date : 1984
  • Category : Minorities in engineering
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN : UIUC:30112007187708

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