Life in the Fast Lane

  title={Life in the Fast Lane},
  author={A. Koblitz},
  journal={Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society},
  pages={107 - 117}
  • A. Koblitz
  • Published 2016
  • Engineering
  • Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society
Images of Middle Eastern women in the Western media tend toward the exotic, erotic, or abject. The women are often styled as the victims of patriarchal institutions and depicted as in need of being saved by their supposedly more enlightened Western sisters. These stereotypes carry over into Western media assumptions about the participation of Arab women in science and technology as well; few people are aware of the existence of professional women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and… Expand
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