MIT Press 2006, first paperback 2008, 500 pages, index, notes section, tables and some illus.
Condition: Very Good glossy coated stock softcover, slight cover corner wear, binding is secure and tight, pages clean.
Categories: Biography and Company Histories, Computer Science, Computers and Society, General Histories and References, Human-Computer Interaction, Programming and Programming Languages, General Programming, Philosophy of Programming, Technical Journals, Proceedings, Conferences, Miscellaneous, Word Processing, Data Processing
Item DescriptionAnthology of papers, includes -- Diverging Interests; The State of Research on Girls and IT; Examining the Gender Gap in IT by Race - young adults' decisions to pursue an IT Career; Lost in Translation - Gender and High school computer science; Recruiting Middle School Girls into IT - data on girls' perceptions and experience; Postsecondary Education - A Critical Review of the Research on Women's Participation; A matter of Degrees - female underrepresentation in computer science programs corss-nationally;
Just Get over it or just get on with it -- retaining women in undergraduate computing; THe Poverty of the Pipeline Metaphor, nontraditional pathways into IT/CS education and the workforce; MORE;
Pathways into the WOrkforce -- the transition of women from the academic world into the IT workplace; Gender and professional commitment among IT Professionals - the special case of newcomers to organizations; Foot in the door, mouse in hand - low-income women, short-term job training programs, and IT Careers; and MORE.