Gender and Science in Development: Women Scientists in Ghana, Kenya, and India

  title={Gender and Science in Development: Women Scientists in Ghana, Kenya, and India},
  author={Patricia Campion and Wesley Shrum},
  journal={Science, Technology, \& Human Values},
  pages={459 - 485}
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, this article examines gender differences on a variety of individual, social, and organizational dimensions. The results show small or nonexistent differences between women and men in… 

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