American Women Of Science Since 1900, 1st Edition

  • Tiffany K. Wayne
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  • ISBN-10: 1598841599
  • ISBN-13: 9781598841596
  • DDC: 509.2
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 900 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released March 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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Overview

In the U.S., women continue to be demonstrably underrepresented in the scientific professions, where the competitive playing field is still not equal. But there is no question that in the last 100 years, American women scientists have made significant advancements, contributing breakthroughs in everything from genetics to computers to household products while opening up the culture of the profession.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
List of Essays and Entries.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
Issues.
History of American Women in Science.
Is There a Science Gene?.
The Impact of Feminism on Scientific Research.
Science and Technology Education for Girls.
Women and Science in College and Graduate School.
Jobs for Women Scientists: Academia.
Jobs for Women Scientists: Government.
Jobs for Women Scientists: Industry, Business, and Nonprofit Research.
Work/Life Balance for Women Scientists.
Minority Women in the Sciences.
Disciplines.
Aerospace and Astronautics.
Animal Sciences.
Anthropology and Archaeology.
Astronomy and Astrophysics.
Biochemistry.
Biology.
Biomedical Sciences.
Botany.
Chemistry.
Computer Sciences and Information Technology.
Crystallography.
Economics.
Engineering.
Environmental Sciences and Ecology.
Genetics.
Geography.
Geology.
Mathematics.
Medicine.
Meteorology.
Neuroscience.
Nutrition and Home Economics.
Ocean Sciences.
Paleontology.
Physics.
Primatology.
Psychology and Psychiatry.
Sociology.
Zoology.
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