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The Resource The science on women and science, Christina Hoff Sommers, editor

The science on women and science, Christina Hoff Sommers, editor

Label
The science on women and science
Title
The science on women and science
Statement of responsibility
Christina Hoff Sommers, editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
508.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Q130
LC item number
.S364 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The science on women and science, Christina Hoff Sommers, editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: the science on women in science / Christina Hoff Sommers -- Why so few women in math and science? / Simon Baron-Cohen -- Gender, math, and science / Elizabeth S. Spelke and Katherine Ellison -- A history of structural barriers to women in science: from stone walls to invisible walls / Rosalind Chait Barnett and Laura Sabattini -- Sex, science, and the economy / Christina Hoff Sommers -- Low numbers: stereotypes and the underrepresentation of women in math and science / Joshua Aronson -- Stereotype threat: a case of overclaim syndrome? / Amy L. Wax -- An evolutionary twist on sex, mathematics, and the sciences / David C. Geary -- Cognition and the brain: sex matters / Richard J. Haier -- Women, men, and the sciences / Jerre Levy and Doreen Kimura -- Conclusion: why it all matters and what is to be done / Charles Murray
Control code
ocn318421289
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 330 p.
Isbn
9780844742816
Lccn
2009022004
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)318421289
Label
The science on women and science, Christina Hoff Sommers, editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: the science on women in science / Christina Hoff Sommers -- Why so few women in math and science? / Simon Baron-Cohen -- Gender, math, and science / Elizabeth S. Spelke and Katherine Ellison -- A history of structural barriers to women in science: from stone walls to invisible walls / Rosalind Chait Barnett and Laura Sabattini -- Sex, science, and the economy / Christina Hoff Sommers -- Low numbers: stereotypes and the underrepresentation of women in math and science / Joshua Aronson -- Stereotype threat: a case of overclaim syndrome? / Amy L. Wax -- An evolutionary twist on sex, mathematics, and the sciences / David C. Geary -- Cognition and the brain: sex matters / Richard J. Haier -- Women, men, and the sciences / Jerre Levy and Doreen Kimura -- Conclusion: why it all matters and what is to be done / Charles Murray
Control code
ocn318421289
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 330 p.
Isbn
9780844742816
Lccn
2009022004
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)318421289

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