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Women scientists in America : forging a new world since 1972 / Margaret W. Rossiter.

By: Rossiter, Margaret W.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2012Description: xx, 426 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., facsims., ports ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781421402338 (hardcover : alk. paper); 1421402335 (hardcover : alk. paper); 9781421403632 (pbk. : alk. paper); 1421403633 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Women scientists -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Women in science -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Women scientists -- United States -- History -- 21st century | Women in science -- United States -- History -- 21st century
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.
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Cover title: Women scientists in America. Vol.3, Forging a new world since 1972.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [399]-409) and index.

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