2014

Paths to Career and Success for Women in Science

Findings from International Research

ISBN: 978-3-658-04060-4 (Print) 978-3-658-04061-1 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages 1-10

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    Pages 11-20

    Introduction

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    Pages 21-36

    Gender Relations and Poverty in Advanced European Welfare States – Lessons to Learn from South Africa

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    Pages 37-62

    Gender (In)Equality in Academic Career Promotion of Doctoral Students

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    Pages 63-77

    The Journey of Female Professors in South Africa

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    Pages 79-91

    In Search of the Glass Ceiling: What Mechanisms and Barriers Hinder Qualified Women from Progressing in Academia?

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    Pages 93-116

    Women, Research and Universities: Excellence without Gender Bias

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    Pages 117-132

    Women in Male-Dominated Technology Study Programmes – Findings of a Survey Conducted at the Kiel University of Applied Sciences

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    Pages 133-148

    Pair Programming, Confidence and Gender Considerations at a South African University

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    Pages 149-159

    The Scientific Culture in Electrical Engineering: An Insider’s Reflection

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    Pages 161-190

    Carrots or Sticks? A Study on Incentives to Attract and Retain Women in Science, Engineering and Technology in South Africa

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    Pages 191-206

    Female and Male Physicians in Academic Medicine: Is Work-Life Balance still an Issue?

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    Pages 207-219

    Sustainability of Women-Owned Construction Enterprises in South Africa: ‘A Burning Issue’

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    Pages 221-240

    The Influence of Career Planning, Career Strategies and Organisational Conditions on Gender Disparities in the Career of Mathematicians and Physicists

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    Pages 241-260

    The German Business Enterprise Sector: Career Paths in Research and Development (R&D)

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    Pages 261-272

    Black Girls are from the Future: Blogging as a Gateway to Information Communication Technology and Enterprise Development

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    Pages 273-287

    Family Policy in a Global Perspective: Integrating Care Responsibilities with a Career in Science

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    Pages 289-303

    Infrastructure, Confidence and Network: Motherhood as a Scientist in Germany

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    Pages 305-308

    Epilogue

  20. Back Matter

    Pages 309-318