By Tiffany K. Wayne Ph.D.

ISBN-10: 1598841580

ISBN-13: 9781598841589

A complete exam of yankee girls scientists around the sciences through the twentieth century, supplying a wealthy old context for figuring out their achievements and how they replaced the perform of science.

500 alphabetically geared up entries on American girls scientists within the twentieth century, together with genetics pioneers Barbara McClintock and Rosalind Franklin, Scotchgard inventor Patsy Sherman, and developer of the note processor Evelyn Berezin.

50 short essays on ladies in particular clinical disciplines, exploring how every one particular box handled gender issues

10 essays on sociocultural concerns, together with gender in renowned technological know-how, women in clinical schooling, balancing profession and family)

Chronologies of significant ancient advancements, expert awards, and clinical "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

Indexes equipped by means of topic, key notice, and clinical discipline

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New York: Oxford University Press. Lacey, Hugh. 2005. Is Science Value Free? 2nd ed. New York: Routledge. Lederman, Muriel and Ingrid Bartsch, eds. 2001. The Gender and Science Reader. New York: Routledge. Martin, Emily. 2001. The Woman in the Body: A Cultural Analysis of Reproduction. Boston, MA: Beacon Press. Pinnick, Cassandra, Noretta Koertge, and Robert Almeder, eds. 2003. Scrutinizing Feminist Epistemology: An Examination of Gender in Science. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press. Schiebinger, Londa.

Congress passed a series of acts to ensure educational equity in everything from sports opportunities to vocational training to funding for science and math education. While girls’ access to educational opportunities expanded throughout the 1970s and 1980s, and social programs such as the Ms. Foundation’s “Take Our Daughters to Work Day” (established in 1993) showed an effort to expose girls to a broader range of career possibilities, in 1992 the American Association of University Women (AAUW) published its groundbreaking report, How Schools Shortchange Girls, exposing the sometimes blatant but often subtle ways in which schools and teachers disadvantage girls in the classroom and ultimately discourage them from “nontraditional” pursuits, including math and science (AAUW 1992; see also AAUW 2000 and AAUW 2004).

Org. “Sci4Kids,” USDA Agricultural Research Service. gov/is/kids. org. Books for Girls and Young Women Goetz, Susan Gibbs. 2007. Science for Girls: Successful Classroom Strategies. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press. Hoyt, Beth Caldwell and Erica Ritter. 2003. The Ultimate Girls’ Guide to Science: From Backyard Experiments to Winning the Nobel Prize. Hillsboro, OR: Beyond Words Publishing. Karnes, Frances A. and Kristen R. Stephens. 2002. Young Women of Achievement: A Resource for Girls in Science, Math, and Technology.

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