WOMEN engineers interviewed by Ruth Carter and Gill Kirkup give an enthusiastic picture of their work. The authors feel that society pays a price because engineering, a crucial activity, is divorced from women.
WOMEN engineers interviewed by Ruth Carter and Gill Kirkup give an enthusiastic picture of their work. Despite these glowing views, though, the authors have some reservations about the widely held view that engineering is a good profession for women, and one that more women should be encouraged to follow. The detailed interviews – 21 engineers working in Britain and 16 in the US – form the basis of the book.
Women in Engineering. A Good Place To Be? Authors. Ruth Carter, Gill Kirkup. In 1922 Barnes Wallis, who later invented the bouncing bomb immortalized in the movie The Dam Busters, fell in love for the first and last time, aged 35. The object of his affection, Molly Bloxam, was 17 and setting off to study science at University College London. Her father decreed that the two could correspond only if Barnes taught Molly mathematics in his letters.
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Women in Engineering – A Good Place to Be? Book. Although we interviewed each woman in our sample as an individual, listening, and later reading, with fascination about her life, we were always aware that her personal history should be viewed against a social and cultural backdrop.
Women in Engineering (Women in Society). by Ruth Carter, Gill Kirkup. ISBN 9780814714348 (978-0-8147-1434-8) Hardcover, New York University Press, 1990.
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Women are often under-represented in the academic and professional fields of engineering, however, many females have contributed to the diverse fields of engineering historically and currently. A number of organizations and programs have been created to understand and overcome this tradition of gender disparity. Some have decried this gender gap, saying that it indicates the absence of potential talent.