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Margaret W Rossiter
|ISBN:||9781421402338 1421402335 9781421403632 1421403633|
|Description:||xx, 426 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||From "sisterhood" to interest group: learning to lobby --
Taking on academia: tokenism, "revolving doors," and lawsuits to 1985 --
Taking advantage of undergraduate openings: impetus to ever-broadening reforms --
Innovative outreach: expanding girls' options and opportunities --
Using science to fight back: equal opportunity at the women's colleges --
Surviving the "minefields" in graduate school --
Postdoctoral pathways: preparation, holding pattern, or jumping-off point? --
Industrial and self-employment: entering wedges and entrepreneurs --
Federal employment: lawsuits and presidential appointees --
Nonprofit alternatives: speeding up, moving in, on, and even up --
Academia after Rajender: programs, publicity, and pressures --
Taking the scientific societies beyond recognition.
|Responsibility:||Margaret W. Rossiter.|
"A full, complex picture of the marginalization of American women scientists in this era... I recommend this book to anyone involved in science: the questions about the sexual politics of science it
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