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10 essays on sociocultural matters, together with gender in renowned technology, ladies in medical schooling, balancing occupation and family)
Chronologies of significant old advancements, specialist awards, and medical "firsts"
Extensive bibliography of reference and different works brought up within the entries in addition to updated bibliography of scholarly books, articles, and internet sites on the topic of particular concerns in women's technological know-how schooling and employment
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Schiebinger, Londa. 1993. : Women in the Origins of Modern Science. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Schiebinger, Londa. 1999. Has Feminism Changed Science? Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Tuana, Nancy, ed. 1989. Feminism & Science. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. Weisstein, Naomi. 1968. ” Reprinted by Chicago Women’s Liberation Union (CWLU) Herstory Website Archive. html. Science and Technology Education for Girls One reason for the interest in the question of sex-based difference in science and math test scores is that, in nearly every other educational outcome, girls outperform boys.
Thus highly intelligent young girls often give up their own assertiveness and risk-taking behavior fulﬁlling social virtues of selﬂessness and cooperation” (Etzkowitz, Kemelgor, and Uzzi 2000, 39). When it comes to the role of education and educational policy, the debate over sex-based differences in ability is less important than the belief that everyone deserves equal access and equal education, and the belief that any subject can be taught. Even if there are no signiﬁcant biological or innate ability differences between how the sexes learn, are there “taste differences” that account for fewer women developing an interest in science in the ﬁrst place?
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