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Book review: Recoding gender: women’s changingparticipation in computing

Miller, Jennifer (2013) Book review: Recoding gender: women’s changingparticipation in computing. LSE Review of Books (13 Feb 2013). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

In Recoding Gender, Janet Abbate explores the untold history of women in computer science and programming from the Second World War to the late twentieth century. Demonstrating how gender has shaped the culture of computing, she aims to offer a valuable historical perspective on today’s concerns over women’s underrepresentation in the field. Jennifer Miller recommends this book for both readers interested in an account of women’s participation and contributions in the field of computer science and to those seeking answers to the challenges in setting policy for the scientific and technical workforce.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2013 LSE Review of Books; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Sets: Collections > LSE Review of Books
Date Deposited: 18 Sep 2013 08:16
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2019 01:11
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/52680

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