1st Edition

Covert Discrimination And Women In The Sciences

By Judith A. Ramaley Copyright 1978
    by Routledge

    136 Pages
    by Routledge

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    The process of achieving equal opportunity for professional advancement involves not only legal issues but also psychological and social ones. This book deals with the barriers that can hinder professional development, discussed in the context of women in the sciences. Five issues are raised. First, what behavior constitutes discrimination, how is

    Foreword -- Introduction and Overview -- The Individual and the Institution -- Setting Up an Affirmative Action Program -- Affirmative Action and the Continuing Majority: Women of All Races and Minority Men -- Psychological Barriers for Women in Sciences: Internal and External -- Male and Female Leadership Styles: The Double Bind