Special Issue "Gender and STEM: Understanding Segregation in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 August 2016) | Viewed by 144177
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Interests: gender; educational and occupational inequalities; global and transnational sociology; cultural ideologies and stereotypes
This Special Issue will feature empirical studies on the causes and consequences of women’s underrepresentation in scientific, technical, engineering, and mathematics (“STEM”) occupations and fields of study. Although women have made great strides in gaining access to labor markets and systems of higher education around the world, many STEM fields—particularly in the physical sciences and engineering—remain strongly male dominated in reputably gender-progressive societies. The goal of this volume is to apply diverse theoretical lenses and methodological approaches to understand the individual, interactional, organizational, structural, and cultural dynamics underlying gender segregation of STEM fields, including how gender interacts with racial, ethnic, class, and/or sexual identities, and how these dynamics vary across time, across societies, and across organizational contexts. Submissions should engage with the existing literature on this topic and be written in a nontechnical style accessible to a broad interdisciplinary audience.
Prof. Maria Charles
Prof. Sarah Thébaud
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