This project examines the demographic consequences of the greater proportion of women receiving Ph.D.s in recent years. Our results are published in:Hargens, L. and J. Scott Long, 2002, Demographic Inertia and the Representation of Women and Minorities on Higher-Education Faculties. Journal of Higher Education. 73:494-517.
This report from the National Academy of Sciences documents the changes that have occurred in the presence and participation of women in science and engineering from 1973 to 1995. From Scarcity to Visibility: Gender Differences in the Careers of Doctoral Scientists and Engineers (2001), edited by J.Scott Long is now available from the National Academy Press. (Look carefully at the small picture picture at the left below the subtitle.)