The Resource Paths to Career and Success for Women in Science : Findings from International Research, edited by Britta Thege, Silvester Popescu-Willigmann, Roswitha Pioch, Sabah Badri-Höher, (electronic resource)

Paths to Career and Success for Women in Science : Findings from International Research, edited by Britta Thege, Silvester Popescu-Willigmann, Roswitha Pioch, Sabah Badri-Höher, (electronic resource)

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Paths to Career and Success for Women in Science : Findings from International Research
Title
Paths to Career and Success for Women in Science
Title remainder
Findings from International Research
Statement of responsibility
edited by Britta Thege, Silvester Popescu-Willigmann, Roswitha Pioch, Sabah Badri-Höher
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Editor
Editor
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Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Gender equality in science is a major challenge for higher education systems, which are facing many constraints. This book presents some of the latest research findings from Germany, South Africa and Austria on women’s careers in science and research. The volume provides insights into the research system from a female career perspective, and highlights the lessons women can learn from the findings in order to promote their own careers. Contents -How Cultures in Science and Research (Re)Produce Gender (In)Equality -Career Paths of Women in Science Target Groups - Researchers and scholars in the fields of social science, especially gender studies -Women working in the sciences or striving for a career in science -Policymakers and university managers The Editors Dr. Britta Thege is a senior researcher (gender studies, HIV/AIDS, gender mainstreaming) and administrative manager at the Institute for Interdisciplinary Gender Research and Diversity (IGD) and is also a university lecturer. Silvester Popescu-Willigmann is a research associate (social economy, social business management, third-sector research, social injustice) at the IGD and is also a university lecturer. Prof. Dr. Roswitha Pioch is executive director of the IGD and a professor of political science, social policymaking and injustice related research. Prof. Dr. Sabah Badri-Höher is associate director of the IGD and a professor of digital signal processing and digital communication. The editors all work at the Kiel University of Applied Sciences in Germany
Dewey number
500.82
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English
LC call number
HM401-1281
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Thege, Britta.
  • Popescu-Willigmann, Silvester.
  • Pioch, Roswitha.
  • Badri-Höher, Sabah.
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  • Sociology
  • Gender Studies
  • Social Structure, Social Inequality
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Paths to Career and Success for Women in Science : Findings from International Research, edited by Britta Thege, Silvester Popescu-Willigmann, Roswitha Pioch, Sabah Badri-Höher, (electronic resource)
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Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters
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online resource
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cr
Content category
text
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txt
Contents
  • ""Foreword""; ""Contents""; ""Introduction""; ""Gender Relations and Poverty in Advanced European Welfare States â€? Lessons to Learn from South Africa""; ""1 Introduction""; ""2 The political structure of the German welfare state â€? wage centred and marriage oriented""; ""3 Poverty risk in the German welfare state""; ""4 The gender gap in the labour market as a social security trap in Germany""; ""5 Gender relations in European welfare states""; ""6 Reform perspectives for the German welfare state""; ""7 Conclusion â€? lessons to learn from South Africa""; ""References""
  • ""How Cultures in Science and Research (Re)Produce Gender (In)Equality""""Gender (In)Equality in Academic Career Promotion of Doctoral Students""; ""1 Introduction""; ""2 A crucial point in academic careers: the transition from doctorate to postdoctoral phase""; ""3 Professors as gatekeepers: supervision and promotion of the next generation of academics""; ""4 Methodology of the study""; ""5 Supervision of doctoral students""; ""6 Promoting the next generation of academics""; ""7 Gender constructions and gender (in)equality in the gatekeepersâ€? views""; ""8 Discussion and conclusions""
  • ""9 Lessons to learn for women in sciences""""References""; ""The Journey of Female Professors in South Africa""; ""1 Introduction""; ""2 Research context""; ""3 The case for women science, engineering and technology academics""; ""4 Research method and theoretical foundation""; ""5 Towards an Academic Network""; ""6 Exploring academic black boxes""; ""7 Conclusion""; ""8 Limitations and opportunities for future research""; ""9 Lessons to learn for women in science, engineering and technology""; ""References""
  • ""In Search of the Glass Ceiling: What Mechanisms and Barriers Hinder Qualified Women from Progressing in Academia?""""1 Introduction""; ""2 Sex as a fundamental code in interactions""; ""2.1 Categorisations""; ""2.2 Gender stereotypes and gender status beliefs""; ""2.3 The correlation between the image of the ideal scientist and the male gender stereotype""; ""2.4 Statistical discrimination""; ""3 Female scientists as tokens and their under-representation in networks""; ""3.1 Female scientists as a minority group""
  • ""3.2 The under-representation in networks as a result of the token position""""4 Gendered organisations and international mobility as an organisational symbol of excellence""; ""4.1 The production of gendered social structures within organisations""; ""4.2 The imperative of international mobility""; ""5 Conclusion""; ""6 Lessons to learn for women in science""; ""References""; ""Women, Research and Universities: Excellence without Gender Bias Without crisis no change and no change without crisis""; ""1 Introduction""; ""2 Headlines â€?made in Germanyâ€?""; ""3 Facts and figures""
  • ""3.1 Facts and figures: â€?made in the European Unionâ€?""
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (311 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783658040611
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1007/978-3-658-04061-1
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000000087503
  • (EBL)1698001
  • (OCoLC)881166046
  • (SSID)ssj0001185367
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11714393
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001185367
  • (PQKBWorkID)11210630
  • (PQKB)11325230
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  • (DE-He213)978-3-658-04061-1
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000087503
Label
Paths to Career and Success for Women in Science : Findings from International Research, edited by Britta Thege, Silvester Popescu-Willigmann, Roswitha Pioch, Sabah Badri-Höher, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • ""Foreword""; ""Contents""; ""Introduction""; ""Gender Relations and Poverty in Advanced European Welfare States â€? Lessons to Learn from South Africa""; ""1 Introduction""; ""2 The political structure of the German welfare state â€? wage centred and marriage oriented""; ""3 Poverty risk in the German welfare state""; ""4 The gender gap in the labour market as a social security trap in Germany""; ""5 Gender relations in European welfare states""; ""6 Reform perspectives for the German welfare state""; ""7 Conclusion â€? lessons to learn from South Africa""; ""References""
  • ""How Cultures in Science and Research (Re)Produce Gender (In)Equality""""Gender (In)Equality in Academic Career Promotion of Doctoral Students""; ""1 Introduction""; ""2 A crucial point in academic careers: the transition from doctorate to postdoctoral phase""; ""3 Professors as gatekeepers: supervision and promotion of the next generation of academics""; ""4 Methodology of the study""; ""5 Supervision of doctoral students""; ""6 Promoting the next generation of academics""; ""7 Gender constructions and gender (in)equality in the gatekeepersâ€? views""; ""8 Discussion and conclusions""
  • ""9 Lessons to learn for women in sciences""""References""; ""The Journey of Female Professors in South Africa""; ""1 Introduction""; ""2 Research context""; ""3 The case for women science, engineering and technology academics""; ""4 Research method and theoretical foundation""; ""5 Towards an Academic Network""; ""6 Exploring academic black boxes""; ""7 Conclusion""; ""8 Limitations and opportunities for future research""; ""9 Lessons to learn for women in science, engineering and technology""; ""References""
  • ""In Search of the Glass Ceiling: What Mechanisms and Barriers Hinder Qualified Women from Progressing in Academia?""""1 Introduction""; ""2 Sex as a fundamental code in interactions""; ""2.1 Categorisations""; ""2.2 Gender stereotypes and gender status beliefs""; ""2.3 The correlation between the image of the ideal scientist and the male gender stereotype""; ""2.4 Statistical discrimination""; ""3 Female scientists as tokens and their under-representation in networks""; ""3.1 Female scientists as a minority group""
  • ""3.2 The under-representation in networks as a result of the token position""""4 Gendered organisations and international mobility as an organisational symbol of excellence""; ""4.1 The production of gendered social structures within organisations""; ""4.2 The imperative of international mobility""; ""5 Conclusion""; ""6 Lessons to learn for women in science""; ""References""; ""Women, Research and Universities: Excellence without Gender Bias Without crisis no change and no change without crisis""; ""1 Introduction""; ""2 Headlines â€?made in Germanyâ€?""; ""3 Facts and figures""
  • ""3.1 Facts and figures: â€?made in the European Unionâ€?""
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (311 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783658040611
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1007/978-3-658-04061-1
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000000087503
  • (EBL)1698001
  • (OCoLC)881166046
  • (SSID)ssj0001185367
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11714393
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001185367
  • (PQKBWorkID)11210630
  • (PQKB)11325230
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1698001
  • (DE-He213)978-3-658-04061-1
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000087503

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