Gender Codes: Why Women Are Leaving Computing

Gender Codes Why Women Are Leaving Computing The computing profession faces a serious gender crisis Today fewer women enter computing than anytime in the past years This book provides an unprecedented look at the history of women and men in

  • Title: Gender Codes: Why Women Are Leaving Computing
  • Author: Thomas J. Misa
  • ISBN: 9781118035139
  • Page: 300
  • Format: ebook
  • The computing profession faces a serious gender crisis Today, fewer women enter computing than anytime in the past 25 years This book provides an unprecedented look at the history of women and men in computing, detailing how the computing profession emerged and matured, and how the field became male coded Women s experiences working in offices, education, libraries, proThe computing profession faces a serious gender crisis Today, fewer women enter computing than anytime in the past 25 years This book provides an unprecedented look at the history of women and men in computing, detailing how the computing profession emerged and matured, and how the field became male coded Women s experiences working in offices, education, libraries, programming, and government are examined for clues on how and where women succeeded and where they struggled It also provides a unique international dimension with studies examining the U.S Great Britain, Germany, Norway, and Greece Scholars in history, gender women s studies, and science and technology studies, as well as department chairs and hiring directors will find this volume illuminating.

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