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Women and physics

Author: Laura McCullough
Publisher: San Rafael, CA : Morgan & Claypool Publishers ; Bristol, UK : IOP Publishing, [2016] ©2016
Series: IOP concise physics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book begins with an examination of the numbers of women in physics in English-speaking countries, moving on to examine factors that affect girls and their decision to continue in science, right through to education and on into the problems that women in physics careers face. Looking at all of these topics with one eye on the progress that the field has made in the past few years, and another on those things  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura McCullough
ISBN: 9781681742762 1681742764
OCLC Number: 949904929
Notes: "Version: 20160301"--Title page verso.
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
How many women are in physics? --
What helps, what hurts: family and education --
What helps, what hurts: family and career --
The view through rose-colored glasses --
The glass is half-empty.
Series Title: IOP concise physics.
Responsibility: Laura McCullough.

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This book begins with an examination of the numbers of women in physics in English-speaking countries, before moving on to examine factors that affect girls and their decision to continue in science,  Read more...

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