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Recoding Gender

Women's Changing Participation in Computing

Recoding Gender( )
Author: Abbate, Janet
Aspray, William
Misa, Thomas J.
Series title:History of Computing Ser.
ISBN:978-0-262-53453-6
Publication Date:Sep 2017
Publisher:MIT Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $25.00
Book Description:

The untold history of women and computing: how pioneering women succeeded in a field shaped by gender biases.

Today, women earn a relatively low percentage of computer science degrees and hold proportionately few technical computing jobs. Meanwhile, the stereotype of the male "computer geek" seems to be everywhere in popular culture. Few people know that women were a significant presence in the early decades of computing in both the United States and Britain. Indeed,...
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Book Details
Pages:258
Detailed Subjects: Business & Economics / Industries / Computers & Information Technology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.006 x 8.892 x 0.661 Inches
Book Weight:0.801 Pounds



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