By Tiffany K. Wayne Ph.D.
A finished exam of yankee girls scientists around the sciences in the course of the twentieth century, offering a wealthy historic context for realizing their achievements and how they replaced the perform of science.
500 alphabetically prepared entries on American ladies scientists within the twentieth century, together with genetics pioneers Barbara McClintock and Rosalind Franklin, Scotchgard inventor Patsy Sherman, and developer of the observe processor Evelyn Berezin.
50 short essays on ladies in particular medical disciplines, exploring how each one particular box handled gender issues
10 essays on sociocultural concerns, together with gender in well known technological know-how, women in clinical schooling, balancing profession and family)
Chronologies of significant old advancements, specialist awards, and clinical "firsts"
Extensive bibliography of reference and different works stated within the entries in addition to updated bibliography of scholarly books, articles, and internet sites with regards to particular matters in women's technology schooling and employment
Indexes equipped via topic, key note, and medical discipline
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