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    Introduction: pipeline break

    Lawton-Smith, Helen and Henry, C. and Ezkowitz, H. and Poulovassilis, Alexandra (2020) Introduction: pipeline break. In: Lawton-Smith, Helen and Henry, C. and Ezkowitz, H. and Poulovassilis, Alexandra (eds.) Gender, Science and Innovation. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, pp. 1-14. ISBN 9781786438966.

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    Abstract

    The book demonstrates how persisting gender inequality in womens’ scientific and social science careers necessitates measures to overcome it. This book provides analysis of the issues and solutions from Europe and North America. Its chapters provide analysis and evidence on the underlying causes of gender inequality faced by women at various stages of careers in universities and scientific research institutions, in a variety of contexts. It highlights the prevalence of the need for systemic institutional change in order to advance gender equality. The book has its origins in the TRansforming Institutions by Gendering contents and Gaining Equality in Research (TRIGGER) project at Birkbeck, led by the editors. Birkbeck was part of a five-country European consortium championing the role of female academics in scientific subjects (2014-2017) (http://www.bbk.ac.uk/trigger/).

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    Item Type: Book Section
    School: School of Business, Economics & Informatics > Management
    Research Centres and Institutes: Innovation Management Research, Birkbeck Centre for
    Depositing User: Helen Lawton Smith
    Date Deposited: 15 Mar 2021 16:04
    Last Modified: 15 Mar 2021 16:04
    URI: https://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/31132

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