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Women in Science

Career Processes and Outcomes

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$33.50 • £26.95 • €30.00

ISBN 9780674018594

Publication Date: 12/19/2005

Short

336 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

13 line illustrations, 55 tables

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  • Acknowledgments
  • Preface
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Math and Science Achievement
  • 3. Expectation of a Science/Engineering College Major
  • 4. Attainment of a Science/Engineering Baccalaureate
  • 5. Career Paths after a Science/Engineering Baccalaureate
  • 6. Career Paths after a Science/Engineering Master’s Degree
  • 7. Demographic and Labor Force Profiles of Scientists
  • 8. Geographic Mobility of Scientists/Engineers
  • 9. Research Productivity
  • 10. Immigrant Scientists/Engineers
  • Appendixes
    • Appendix A. Descriptions of the Data
    • Appendix B. Method for Decomposition Analysis
    • Appendix C. Detailed Occupation Codes in Science and Engineering
    • Appendix D. Detailed Statistical Tables
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index

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