Feminist Theory in Three Engineering Education Journals: 1995-2008
Beddoes, Kacey, Borrego, Maura, Journal of Engineering Education
Women remain underrepresented in engineering despite decades of effort. Feminist theory may explain why some well-intentioned efforts actually reinforce the very conditions they seek to change.
Our purpose is to understand and advance the use of feminist theory in engineering education research towards the goals of increasing gender diversity and equity in engineering. Specifically, we seek to address the following questions: How has feminist theory been engaged within engineering education scholarship? And what opportunities exist for further engagement?
We analyzed articles from Journal of Engineering …
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Publication information: Article title: Feminist Theory in Three Engineering Education Journals: 1995-2008. Contributors: Beddoes, Kacey - Author, Borrego, Maura - Author. Journal title: Journal of Engineering Education. Volume: 100. Issue: 2 Publication date: April 2011. Page number: 281+. © AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR ENGINEERING EDUCATION Oct 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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