Gender Equity in the Medical Profession
Language: en
Pages: 339
Authors: Bellini, Maria Irene, Papalois, Vassilios E.
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-08-16 - Publisher: IGI Global

The presence of women in the practice of medicine extends back to ancient times; however, up until the last few decades, women have comprised only a small percentage of medical students. The gradual acceptance of women in male-dominated specialties has increased, but a commitment to improving gender equity in the
Overcoming Barriers for Women of Color in STEM Fields: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Language: en
Pages: 199
Authors: Leggett-Robinson, Pamela M., Villa, Brandi Campbell
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-06-26 - Publisher: IGI Global

Despite a plethora of initiatives, policies, and procedures to increase their representation in STEM, women of color still remain largely underrepresented. In the face of institutional and societal bias, it is important to understand the various methods women of color use to navigate the STEM landscape as well as the
Research Anthology on Challenges for Women in Leadership Roles
Language: en
Pages: 877
Authors: Management Association, Information Resources
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-03-19 - Publisher: IGI Global

The role of women in the workplace has rapidly advanced and changed within the previous decade, leading to a current position in which women are taking over leadership roles and being offered these positions more than ever before. However, a gap still exists with the representation of women in the
Medical Careers and Feminist Agendas
Language: en
Pages: 171
Authors: Elianne Riska
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-05 - Publisher: Routledge

The increasing proportion of women in the medical profession has been followed keenly both by conservative and feminist observers during the past three decades. Statistics both in Europe and in the United States tend to confirm that women work mainly in niches of the health care system or medical specialties
The Palgrave Handbook of Gender and Healthcare
Language: en
Pages: 535
Authors: E. Kuhlmann, E. Annandale
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-06-26 - Publisher: Springer

An authoritative, state-of-the-art collection that brings together key experts to provide an overview of the field. This new paperback edition includes 3 new chapters on human resources and health, end-of-life care and complementary and alternative medicine as well as thorough updates to the introduction and conclusion.