Gender discrimination in physics and astronomy: Graduate student experiences of sexism and gender microaggressions

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[This paper is part of the Focused Collection on Gender in Physics.] Sexism occurs when men are believed to be superior to women, and is thought to be one of the reasons for women’s underrepresentation in physics and astronomy. The issue of sexism in physics and astronomy has not been thoroughly explored in the physics education literature and there is… (More)

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@inproceedings{Barthelemy2016GenderDI, title={Gender discrimination in physics and astronomy: Graduate student experiences of sexism and gender microaggressions}, author={Ram{\'o}n S. Barthelemy and Melinda McCormick and Charles N R Henderson}, year={2016} }