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Unlocking the clubhouse : women in computing

Author: Jane Margolis; Allan Fisher
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2003, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st MIT Press pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Looks at the gender gap that exists in computer science.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Margolis; Allan Fisher
ISBN: 0262632691 9780262632690
OCLC Number: 752326915
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: 2002.
Description: viii, 172 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: women out of the loop --
The magnetic attraction --
Middle and high school: a room of his own --
Computing with a purpose --
Geek mythology --
Living among the programming gods: the nexus of confidence and interest --
Persistence and resistance: staying in computer science --
A tale of 240 teachers --
Changing the university --
Epilogue: changing the conversation in computer science --
Appendix: research methodology.
Responsibility: Jane Margolis and Allan Fisher.

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Understanding and overcoming the gender gap in computer science education.  Read more...

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...a highly influential and celebrated study of women in computer science...-Scott Carlson, The Chronicle of Higher Education ...rigorous, academic...practical and readable.-Gill Stoker, First Monday Read more...

 
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