The Specter of Motherhood: Culture and the Production of Gendered Career Aspirations in Science and Engineering

Why are young women less likely than young men to persist in academic science and engineering? Drawing on 57 in-depth interviews with PhD students and postdoctoral scholars in the United States, we describe how, in academic science and engineering, motherhood is constructed in opposition to professi...

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Volume: 35
Main Author: Thébaud, Sarah
Taylor, Catherine J
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Los Angeles, CA SAGE Publications 01.06.2021
SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC
published in: Gender & society Vol. 35; no. 3; pp. 395 - 421
Editor: Mcquillan, Julia
ORCID: 0000-0003-3262-7732
Data of publication: 20210600
ISSN: 0891-2432
1552-3977
EISSN: 1552-3977
Discipline: Sociology & Social History
Women's Studies
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Database: Web of Knowledge
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