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Academic articles

In that section you will find research articles (in chronological order) about gender equality in physics to gain a comprehensive understanding of the intricacies and complexities surrounding this topic. Have a nice reading!

Gender gap in STEM education and career choices: what matters?

Tandrayen‐Ragoobur, V., & Gokulsing, D. (2021). Gender gap in STEM education and career choices: what matters? Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education, 14(3), 1021–1040. https://doi.org/10.1108/jarhe-09-2019-0235

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Matheuses - Les filles, avenir des mathématiques

Marc, C., Perronnet, C., & Paris-Romaskevich, O. (2024). Matheuses - Les filles, avenir des mathématiques. CNRS éditions.

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The Matilda Effect in Communication Research: The Effects of Gender and Geography on Usage and Citations Across 11 Countries

Rajkó, A., Herendy, C., Goyanes, M., & Demeter, M. (2023). The Matilda Effect in Communication Research: The Effects of Gender and Geography on usage and citations across 11 countries. Communication Research, 009365022211243. https://doi.org/10.1177/00936502221124389

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Sexism in academia is bad for science and a waste of public funding

Boivin, N., Täuber, S., Beisiegel, U., Keller, U., & Hering, J. G. (2023). Sexism in academia is bad for science and a waste of public funding. Nature Reviews Materials, 9(1), 1‑3. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41578-023-00624-3

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The only woman

Humes, I. (2022). The only woman. Phaidon Press.

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Getting to Diversity : What Works and What Doesn’t

Dobbin, F., & Kalev, A. (2022). Getting to Diversity : What Works and What Doesn’t. Harvard University Press.

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Gender bias in academia: A lifetime problem that needs solutions

Llorens, A., Tzovara, A., Bellier, L., Bhaya-Grossman, I., Bidet-Caulet, A., Chang, W. K., Cross, Z. R., Dominguez-Faus, R., Flinker, A., Fonken, Y. M., Gorenstein, M. A., Holdgraf, C., Hoy, C. W., Ivanova, M. V., Jimenez, R., Jun, S., Kam, J. W. Y., Kidd, C., Marcelle, E. T.,. . . Dronkers, N. F. (2021). Gender bias in academia : A lifetime problem that needs solutions. Neuron, 109(13), 2047‑2074. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuron.2021.06.002

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Trends in gender pay gaps of scientists and engineers in academia and industry

Ding, W. W., Ohyama, A., & Agarwal, R. (2021). Trends in gender pay gaps of scientists and engineers in academia and industry. Nature Biotechnology, 39(8), 1019–1024. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41587-021-01008-0

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Turning Chutes into Ladders for Women Faculty: A Review and Roadmap for Equity in Academia

Cardel, M. I., Dhurandhar, E. J., Yarar‐Fisher, C., Foster, M., Hidalgo, B., McClure, L. A., Pagoto, S. L., Brown, N. P., Pekmezi, D., Sharafeldin, N., Willig, A. L., & Angelini, C. (2020). Turning Chutes into Ladders for Women Faculty : A Review and Roadmap for Equity in Academia. Journal Of Womens Health, 29(5), 721‑733. https://doi.org/10.1089/jwh.2019.8027

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Boys lag behind: How teachers’ gender biases affect student achievement

Terrier, C. (2020). Boys lag behind: How teachers’ gender biases affect student achievement. Economics of Education Review, 77, 101981. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econedurev.2020.101981

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Gender stereotypes can explain the gender-equality paradox

Breda, T., Jouini, E., Napp, C., & Thebault, G. (2020). Gender stereotypes can explain the gender-equality paradox. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 117(49), 31063–31069. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2008704117

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Parental Occupational Choice and Children’s Entry into a STEM Field

Zamarro, G., Kopotic, K., & Cheng, A. (2019). Parental Occupational Choice and Children’s Entry into a STEM Field. EDRE Working Paper No. 2019-16.

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Undoing Gender in Academia: Personal Reflections on Equal Opportunity Schemes

Täuber, S. (2019). Undoing Gender in Academia: Personal Reflections on Equal Opportunity schemes. Journal of Management Studies, 57(8), 1718–1724. https://doi.org/10.1111/joms.12516

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Societal inequalities amplify gender gaps in math

Breda, T., Jouini, E., & Napp, C. (2018). Societal inequalities amplify gender gaps in math. Science, 359(6381), 1219–1220. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aar2307

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Demarginalizing the Intersection of Race and Sex

Crenshaw, K. W. (2018). Demarginalizing the Intersection of Race and Sex : A Black Feminist Critique of Antidiscrimination Doctrine, Feminist Theory, and Antiracist Politics [1989]. Dans Routledge eBooks (p. 57‑80). https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429500480-5

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Gender stereotypes about intellectual ability emerge early and influence children’s interests

Bian, L., Leslie, S., & Cimpian, A. (2017). Gender stereotypes about intellectual ability emerge early and influence children’s interests. Science, 355(6323), 389‑391. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aah6524

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The Math Gender Gap: The Role of Culture

Nollenberger, N., Rodríguez‐Planas, N., & Sevilla, A. (2016). The math Gender Gap: The role of culture. ˜the œAmerican Economic Review, 106(5), 257–261. https://doi.org/10.1257/aer.p20161121

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A singularly unfeminine profession : One Woman’s Journey in Physics

Gaillard, M. K. (2015). A singularly unfeminine profession : One Woman’s Journey in Physics. World Scientific.

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Women in science: career processes and outcomes

Xie, Y., & Shauman, K. A. (2003). Women in Science : Career Processes and Outcomes.

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