Based primarily on a conference, this book examines the need for interventions to increase the number of U.S. students, both males and females, pursuing careers in the sciences and engineering and describes interventions supported by the private and public sectors at the undergraduate and graduate levels of education.
The individually authored chapters also describe actions taken by employers of scientists and engineers to retain their technical work force.
Table of Contents
|1 The Benefits of Diversity in the Science and Engineering Work Force||1-14|
|2 Interventions Defined, Implemented, and Evaluated||15-26|
|3 Overview: The Status of Women in Science and Engineering||27-41|
|4 Promoting Undergraduate Studies in Science and Engineering||43-66|
|5 Promoting Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies in Science and Engineering||67-98|
|6 Promoting Science and Engineering Careers in Academe||101-118|
|7 Promoting Science and Engineering Careers in Industry||119-140|
|8 Promoting Science and Engineering Careers in the Federal Government||141-160|
|Summary: Cross-cutting Issues||161-170|
|A Related Tables||173-206|
|B Speakers and Participants, Conference on Science and Engineering Programs, Irvine, California, November 4-5, 1991||207-216|
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