` Gender and Science in Developing Areas*

  title={` Gender and Science in Developing Areas*},
  author={Patricia Campion and Wesley Shrum},
Why do women have more difficulty pursuing research careers than men? Although this topic has been extensively investigated in industrialized countries, prior studies provide little comparative evidence from less developed areas. Based on a survey of 293 scientists in Ghana, Kenya, and the Indian state of Kerala, we examine gender differences on a variety of individual, social, and organizational dimensions. The results show small or nonexistent differences between women and men in individual… CONTINUE READING