Indian Women in Doctoral Education in Science and Engineering

  title={Indian Women in Doctoral Education in Science and Engineering},
  author={Namrata Gupta},
  journal={Science, Technology, \& Human Values},
  pages={507 - 533}
  • N. Gupta
  • Published 1 September 2007
  • Education
  • Science, Technology, & Human Values
Informal communication and interaction are integral components of the practice of science, including the doctoral process. This article argues that women are disadvantaged in the informal milieu of the higher education in science, and that this milieu is not uniform everywhere. It posits that to understand the position of women in science in South Asian countries like India, the inquiry has to be conceptualized in the specific social, historical, and institutional context. Through a… 

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