Monday, October 22, 2012

Scholarly Publishing's Gender Gap

Women cluster in certain fields, according to a study of millions of journal articles, while men get more credit

When Jennifer Jacquet first visited Carl T. Bergstrom's evolutionary-biology lab at the University of Washington last year, she was surrounded by men. Men staring at data on the 27-inch Mac Pro computer screen that takes center stage in the lab. Men talking about mathematical proofs, about a South Park episode on evolution, about their latest mountain-climbing adventures. (read)

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