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Engendering Economics: Conversations with Women Economists in the United States

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By the 1950s the percentage of all economic doctorates awarded to women had dropped to a record low of less than five percent.
By presenting interviews with the female economists who received PhD's between 1950 and 1975, this book provides a richer understanding of the sociology of the economics profession. Their post-war experiences as family members, students and professi
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Hardcover, 288 pages
Published March 29th 2002 by Routledge (first published February 21st 2002)
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Sarah
Apr 10, 2012 Sarah rated it it was amazing
No suprise: I love this book and think it should be read by any woman interested in a professional career- or juggling family and professional life- or history- or simply anyone looking for a little insight into the lives of women of previous generations. Of course the fact that my Mom is one of the interviewees and I know several of the others is a big part of that- but honestly I think this would be interesting and useful to far more people than have been exposed to it.
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