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The Resource Gender codes : why women are leaving computing, edited by Thomas J. Misa

Gender codes : why women are leaving computing, edited by Thomas J. Misa

Label
Gender codes : why women are leaving computing
Title
Gender codes
Title remainder
why women are leaving computing
Statement of responsibility
edited by Thomas J. Misa
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Looks at the history of women and men in computing, detailing how the computing profession emerged and matured, and how the field became male coded. Women's experiences working in offices, education, libraries, programming, and government are examined for clues on how and where women succeeded and where they struggled
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
338.7/61004082
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA76.9.W65
LC item number
G46 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Misa, Thomas J
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women in computer science
  • Computer industry
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • Computer industry
  • Women in computer science
  • Informatik
  • Computerindustrie
  • Frau
  • Informatik
  • Frau
  • Computer
  • Frau
Label
Gender codes : why women are leaving computing, edited by Thomas J. Misa
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-296) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Gender codes : defining the problem / Thomas J. Misa -- Computer science : the incredible shrinking woman / Caroline Clarke Hayes -- Masculinity and the machine man : gender in the history of data processing / Thomas Haigh -- A gendered job carousel : employment effects of computer automation / Corinna Schlombs -- Meritocracy and feminization in conflict : computerization in the British government / Marie Hicks -- Making programming masculine / Nathan Ensmenger -- Gender and computing in the push-button library / Greg Downey -- Cultural perceptions of computers in Norway 1980-2007 : from "anybody" via "male experts" to "everybody" / Hilde G. Corneliussen -- Constructing gender and technology in advertising images : feminine and masculine computer parts / Aristotle Tympas, Hara Konsta, Theodor Lekkas, and Serkan Karas -- The pleasure paradox : bridging the gap between popular images of computing and women's historical experiences / Janet Abbate -- Programming enterprise : women entrepreneurs in software and computer services / Jeffrey R. Yost -- Gender codes : lessons from history / Thomas J. Misa -- Gender codes : prospects for change / Caroline Clarke Hayes
Control code
654818338
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 306 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780470619919
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 268582
  • a3e2686b-fe78-42a5-afa4-471370b09e08
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)654818338
Label
Gender codes : why women are leaving computing, edited by Thomas J. Misa
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-296) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Gender codes : defining the problem / Thomas J. Misa -- Computer science : the incredible shrinking woman / Caroline Clarke Hayes -- Masculinity and the machine man : gender in the history of data processing / Thomas Haigh -- A gendered job carousel : employment effects of computer automation / Corinna Schlombs -- Meritocracy and feminization in conflict : computerization in the British government / Marie Hicks -- Making programming masculine / Nathan Ensmenger -- Gender and computing in the push-button library / Greg Downey -- Cultural perceptions of computers in Norway 1980-2007 : from "anybody" via "male experts" to "everybody" / Hilde G. Corneliussen -- Constructing gender and technology in advertising images : feminine and masculine computer parts / Aristotle Tympas, Hara Konsta, Theodor Lekkas, and Serkan Karas -- The pleasure paradox : bridging the gap between popular images of computing and women's historical experiences / Janet Abbate -- Programming enterprise : women entrepreneurs in software and computer services / Jeffrey R. Yost -- Gender codes : lessons from history / Thomas J. Misa -- Gender codes : prospects for change / Caroline Clarke Hayes
Control code
654818338
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 306 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780470619919
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 268582
  • a3e2686b-fe78-42a5-afa4-471370b09e08
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)654818338

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