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- DescriptionWomen in the developed world expect to work in the labour force over the course of their lives. On finishing school more girls are entering universities and undertaking professional training for careers than ever before. Males and females enter many high status professions in roughly equal numbers. However, engineering stands out as a profession that remains obstinately male dominated. Despite efforts to change, little progress has been made in attracting and retaining women in engineering. This book analyses the outcomes of a decade-long investigation into this phemen, framed by two questions: Why are there so few women in engineering? And why is this so difficult to change? The study includes data from two major surveys, accounts from female engineers in a range of locations and engineering fields, and case studies of three large engineering corporations. The authors explore the history and politics of several organisations related to women in engineering, and conclude with an analysis of a range of campaigns that have been waged to address the issue of women's mirity status in engineering. Challenging Kwledge, Sex and Power will be of great interest to students of feminist ecomics, and is also relevant to researchers in women's studies and engineering education.
- Author BiographyJulie E. Mills is Professor of Engineering Education and Head of Civil Engineering at the University of South Australia. Suzanne Franzway is Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies at the University of South Australia. Judith Gill is Adjunct Associate Professor of Education at the University of South Australia. Rhonda Sharp is Adjunct Professor of Economics in the Hawke Research Institute at the University of South Australia.
- Author(s)Judith Gill,Julie E. Mills,Rhonda Sharp,Suzanne Franzway
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication05/07/2013
- SubjectEconomics: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Series TitleRoutledge IAFFE Advances in Feminist Economics
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Content Note8 black & white tables
- Weight362 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine13 mm
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