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Nobel Prize Women in Science
Language: en
Pages: 472
Authors: Sharon Bertsch McGrayne
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-04-12 - Publisher: Joseph Henry Press

Since 1901 there have been over three hundred recipients of the Nobel Prize in the sciences. Only ten of them -- about 3 percent -- have been women. Why? In this updated version of Nobel Prize Women in Science, Sharon Bertsch McGrayne explores the reasons for this astonishing disparity by
Women in Science
Language: en
Pages: 30
Authors: Rachel Ignotofsky
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-06 - Publisher: Crown Books For Young Readers

The groundbreaking New York Times bestseller, Women in Science by Rachel Ignotofsky, comes to the youngest readers in board format! Highlighting notable women's contributions to STEM, this board book edition features simpler text and Rachel Ignotofsky's signature beautiful illustrations to give young girls the perfect role models to grow up
Women of Science
Language: en
Pages: 398
Authors: Gabriele Kass-Simon, Patricia Farnes, Deborah Nash
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

Women of Science is a collection of essays dealing with contributions women have made to various scientific disciplines, written by women scientists in those disciplines. The areas covered are: astronomy, archaeology, biology, chemistry, crystallography, engineering, geology, mathematics, medicine, and physics. The women who have written these essays are, for the
Women in Science
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Ruth Watts
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-05-13 - Publisher: Routledge

The first book of its kind to provide a full and comprehensive historical grounding of the contemporary issues of gender and women in science. Women in Science includes a detailed survey of the history behind the popular subject and engages the reader with a theoretical and informed understanding with significant
Japanese Women in Science and Engineering
Language: en
Pages: 158
Authors: Naonori Kodate, Kashiko Kodate
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-07-30 - Publisher: Routledge

The gender gap in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) varies greatly from country to country, and the number of Japanese women in these fields remains relatively few. This prompts us to ask why the proportion of female scientists in Japan is still remarkably low and what measures the government,