The UK Engineering Professions: Women Students' Perspectives

By Barbara Bagilhole.

Published by The Diversity Collection

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This paper explores how women engineering students' views of engineering differ from society's perception that engineering is a masculine domain.

Keywords: Women, Engineering, Culture, Career

International Journal of Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp.109-116. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 912.280KB).

Prof. Barbara Bagilhole

Barbara Bagilhole is Associate Dean Research and Professor of Equal Opportunities and Social Policy at Loughborough University, UK. Also, she is the British Council Visiting Professor of Gender Studies at Madrid University, Spain. Her major research and teaching interest is equal opportunities policies covering gender, 'race' and disability. Her books in this area have included: Women in Non-Traditional Occupations: Challenging Men, (2002)Palgrave Macmillan; The Evaluation of Policies in Relation to the Division of Unpaid and Paid Work between Women and Men, (2001) Tilburg University, Netherlands, Work and Organization research Centre, ISBN 90-75001-32-0; Equal Opportunities and Social Policy; Issues of gender, 'race' and disability, (1997), Addison Wesley Longman; Women, Work and Equal Opportunities, 1997, Aldershot, Avebury. She is an elected Executive Committee member of several international associations including: the International Gender Science and Technology Association; Women's International Studies Europe; Through The Glass Ceiling Association. Also, she has been commissioned by several UK and European Government Departments to undertake research to evaluate policies.

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