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ERIC Number: EJ449494
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0042-0859
Female Engineers: Their Career Socialization into a Male-Dominated Occupation.
Eden, Devorah
Urban Education, v27 n2 p174-95 Jul 1992
Studies female engineers' characteristics, how they were socialized into engineering, and coping mechanisms for a male-dominated work world. Interviews with 29 women and 3 men suggest that women choose engineering because of the challenge, interest, and parental influence. Many female engineers experience gender discrimination and problems with occupational requirements. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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