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Contents List of contributors Acknowledgements Preface Part I Women and minorities in STEM: The big picture 1. Women and minorities in STEM: A primer. Ronald J. Burke 2. Keys to success for women in science. Donna J. Dean and Anne Fleckenstein Part II Experiences of women and minorities in STEM 3. The good, the bad and the ugly: Women engineering students' experiences of UK higher education. Abigail Powell, Barbara Bagihole and Andrew Dainty 4. Myths and realities in the IT work place: Gender differences and similarities in climate perceptions. Debra A. Major, Donald D. Davis, Janice Sanchez-Hucles, Heather J. Downey and Lisa M. Gemano 5. Voices of the future: African-American PhD candidates in the sciences. Daryl E. Chubin 6. Women in the land of milk, honey and hi-technology: The Israeli case. Ronit Kark 7. An empirical test of the glass ceiling effect for Asian Americans in science and engineering. Tina T. Chen and James L. Farr Part III Building interest and commitment to STEM 8. Women in mathematics: Examining the hidden barriers that gender stereotypes can impose. Jennifer R. Steele, Leah Reisz, Amanda Williams and Kerry Kawakami 9. Attracting the engineers of 202o today. Susan Staffin Metz 10. Developing career commitment in STEM-related fields: Myths versus reality. Helen M. Madill, Rachel G. Campbell, Dallas M. Cullen, Margaret-Ann Armour, Albert . Einsiedel, Anna-Lisa Ciccocioppo, Jody Sherman, Leonard L. Stewin, Stanley Varnhagen, T. Craig Montgomerie, Cynthia J. Rothwell and Wendy L. Coffin Part IV Enriching the educational experience 11. Achieving greater diversity through curricular change. Ilene J. Bushe-Vishniac and Jeffrey P. Jarosz 12. Undergraduate student support programs. Bevlee Watford Part V Improving the professional experience 13. The representation and experiences of women faculty in STEM fields. Xiang fen Liang and Diana Bilimoria 14. Upstream and downstram in the engineering pipeline: What's blocking US women from pursuing engineering careers? Mary C. Mattis Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Women in science.
Women in technology.
Minorities in science.
Minorities in technology.
Women in mathematics.
Minorities in mathematics.
Women in engineering.
Minorities in engineering.