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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Women engineering students' experiences of UK higher education

dc.contributor.author Powell, Abigail en_US
dc.contributor.author Bagilhole, Barbara en_US
dc.contributor.author Dainty, Andrew en_US
dc.contributor.other Burke, Ronald J. en_US
dc.contributor.other Mattis, Mary C. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2021-11-25T13:36:46Z
dc.date.available 2021-11-25T13:36:46Z
dc.date.issued 2007 en_US
dc.description.abstract This chapter explores how some of these women experience engineering in higher education (HE) in the UK. The first part examines the issue of women in engineering and engineering education, highlighting the importance of increasing the number of professional women engineers. The second part investigates the cultures that persist in engineering and higher education generally which act as barriers to women's progression, before addressing specific cultural factors in engineering education that may hinder women's advancement to the engineering professions. The final part of the chapter sets out the findings of an Economic and Social Research Council project into these issues. It begins by describing the methodology used and proceeds to analyse women's experiences of UK engineering education in terms of the good, the bad and the ugly. These terms are explained using examples from the research findings later in the chapter. en_US
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-84542-888-4 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1959.4/41477
dc.language English
dc.language.iso EN en_US
dc.publisher Edward Elgar Publishing en_US
dc.rights CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 en_US
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/au/ en_US
dc.source Legacy MARC en_US
dc.subject.other higher education en_US
dc.subject.other women en_US
dc.subject.other gender en_US
dc.subject.other engineering en_US
dc.subject.other culture en_US
dc.title The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Women engineering students' experiences of UK higher education en_US
dc.type Book Chapter en
dcterms.accessRights open access
dspace.entity.type Publication en_US
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unsw.description.notePublic Original inactive link: http://www.e-elgar-business.com/bookentry_main.lasso?id=4219 . en_US
unsw.description.publisherStatement © Ronald J. Burke and Mary C. Mattis en_US
unsw.publisher.place Cheltenham, UK en_US
unsw.relation.faculty Arts Design & Architecture
unsw.relation.ispartofpagefrompageto 47-70 en_US
unsw.relation.ispartoftitle Women and Minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics: Upping the numbers en_US
unsw.relation.originalPublicationAffiliation Powell, Abigail, Social Policy Research Centre, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, UNSW en_US
unsw.relation.originalPublicationAffiliation Bagilhole, Barbara, Loughborough University, UK en_US
unsw.relation.originalPublicationAffiliation Dainty, Andrew, Loughborough University, UK en_US
unsw.relation.school Social Policy Research Centre *
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