Gender Codes: Why Women Are Leaving Computing

Gender Codes: Why Women Are Leaving Computing

Thomas J. Misa


The computing career faces a major gender obstacle. this day, fewer ladies input computing than every time some time past 25 years. This booklet offers an unparalleled examine the historical past of ladies and males in computing, detailing how the computing occupation emerged and matured, and the way the sphere turned male coded. Women's studies operating in places of work, schooling, libraries, programming, and govt are tested for clues on how and the place girls succeeded—and the place they struggled. It additionally offers a distinct overseas size with experiences reading the united states, nice Britain, Germany, Norway, and Greece. students in background, gender/women's experiences, and technological know-how and expertise experiences, in addition to division chairs and hiring administrators will locate this quantity illuminating.

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