Gender Segregation in Elite Academic Science

@article{Ecklund2012GenderSI,
  title={Gender Segregation in Elite Academic Science},
  author={E. Ecklund and Anne E. Lincoln and Cassandra Tansey},
  journal={Gender & Society},
  year={2012},
  volume={26},
  pages={693 - 717}
}
  • E. Ecklund, Anne E. Lincoln, Cassandra Tansey
  • Published 2012
  • Sociology
  • Gender & Society
  • Efforts to understand gender segregation within and among science disciplines have focused on both supply- and demand-side explanations. Yet we know little about how academic scientists themselves view the sources of such segregation. Utilizing data from a survey of scientists at thirty top U.S. graduate programs in physics and biology (n = 2,503) and semistructured interviews with 150 of them, this article examines the reasons academic scientists provide for differences in the distribution of… CONTINUE READING

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