The Resource The bold and the brave : a history of women in science and engineering, Monique Frize ; with contributions from Peter R.D. Frize and Nadine Faulkner, (electronic resource)

The bold and the brave : a history of women in science and engineering, Monique Frize ; with contributions from Peter R.D. Frize and Nadine Faulkner, (electronic resource)

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The bold and the brave : a history of women in science and engineering
Title
The bold and the brave
Title remainder
a history of women in science and engineering
Statement of responsibility
Monique Frize ; with contributions from Peter R.D. Frize and Nadine Faulkner
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Language
eng
Summary
The Bold and the Brave investigates how women have striven throughout history to gain access to education and careers in science and engineering. Author Monique Frize, herself an engineer for over 40 years, introduces the reader to key concepts and debates that contextualize the obstacles women have faced and continue to face in the fields of science and engineering. She focuses on the history of women's education in mathematics and science through the ages, from antiquity to the Enlightenment. While opportunities for women were often purposely limited, she reveals how many women found ways to explore science outside of formal education. The book examines the lives and work of three women -Sophie Germain, Mileva Einstein, and Rosalind Franklin - that provide excellent examples of how women's contributions to science have been dismissed, ignored or stolen outright. She concludes with an in-depth look at women's participation in science and engineering throughout the twentieth century and the current status of women in science and engineering, which has experienced a decline in recent years. To encourage more young women to pursue careers in science and engineering she advocates re-gendering the fields by integrating feminine and masculine approaches that would ultimately improve scientific and engineering endeavours
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1942-
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Frize, Monique
Dewey number
305.43/5
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Women in science
  • Women in engineering
  • Women
  • Women
  • Women in science
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
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The bold and the brave : a history of women in science and engineering, Monique Frize ; with contributions from Peter R.D. Frize and Nadine Faulkner, (electronic resource)
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
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  • txt
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Isbn
9780776618838
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(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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13636855
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MWT13636855
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The bold and the brave : a history of women in science and engineering, Monique Frize ; with contributions from Peter R.D. Frize and Nadine Faulkner, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780776618838
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
13636855
Publisher number
MWT13636855
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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