Women and information technology: research on underrepresentation

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Experts investigate the reasons for low female participation in computing and suggest strategies for moving toward parity through studies of middle and high school girls, female students and postsecondary computer science programs, and women in the information technology workforce.
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table_of_contents A critical review of the research on women's participation in postsecondary computing education /, A matter of degrees : female underrepresentation in computer science programs cross-nationally /, Confronting the "socialization" barrier : cross-ethnic differences in undergraduate women's preference for IT education /, Examining the gender gap in IT by race : young adults' decisions to pursue an IT career /, Foot in the door, mouse in hand : low-income women, short-term job training programs, and IT careers /, Gender and professional commitment among IT professionals : the special case of female newcomers to organizations /, Gender differences among students in computer science and applied information technology /, Just get over it or just get on with it : retaining women in undergraduate computing /, Lost in translation : gender and high school computer science /, Recruiting middle school girls into IT : data on girls' perceptions and --, The poverty of the pipeline metaphor : the AAAS/CPST Study of Nontraditional Pathways into IT/CS education and the workforce /, The state of research on girls and IT /, The transition of women from the academic world to the IT workplace : a review of the relevant research /, Traversing the undergraduate curriculum in computer science : where do students stumble? /, Women in computer science or management information systems courses : a comparative analysis /, experiences from a mixed-demographic group /
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title_short Women and information technology
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