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Title Women in engineering. Professional life / Margaret E. Layne.
Imprint Reston, Va. : American Society of Civil Engineers, [2009]

Subject Women in engineering.
Women engineers -- Professional relationships.
Alt Name Layne, Margaret.
Description xi, 257 pages ; 23 cm
Note Includes index.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Civil engineering / Elsie Eaves -- The outlook for women in architecture and engineering / U.S. Department of Labor Women's Bureau -- Employment opportunities for women in professional engineering / U.S. Department of Labor Women's Bureau -- Women in engineering / Society of Women Engineers -- Why don't American women go into engineering? / Sigrid Marczoch -- Brighter prospects for women in engineering / Naomi McAfee -- Exploring the corporate climate for women engineers / Betty Vetter -- The shortage of engineers is no laughing matter / Lauren Kata -- The gendered construction of engineering profession in the United States, 1893-1920 / Lisa Frehill -- The culture of engineering: woman, workplace, and machine / Sally Hacker -- Engineering and the female mind / Samuel Florman -- Women in engineering: a promise unfulfilled? / J. Gregg Robinson and Judith S. McIlwee -- Women in engineering: an untapped resource / Catalyst -- Women in engineering: politics in the making of a statistical category / Juan Lucena -- Telling stories about engineering: group dynamics and resistance to diversity / Cynthia Burack and Suzanne Franks -- A new world: the terrain for women in engineering / Paul Rayman and Julie Pearson Stewart.
ISBN 9780784409916
OCLC # 311310189
Table of Contents
Sect. ICareer Advice and Concerns1
1Civil Engineering / Elsie Eaves5
2The Outlook for Women in Architecture and Engineering U.S. Department of Labor Women's Bureau17
3Employment Opportunities for Women in Professional Engineering U.S. Department of Labor Women's Bureau39
4Women in Engineering Society of Women Engineers65
5Why Don't American Women Go into Engineering? / Sigrid Marczoch75
6Brighter Prospects for Women in Engineering / Naomi McAfee81
7Exploring the Corporate Climate for Women Engineers / Betty Vetter85
8The Shortage of Engineers Is No Laughing Matter / Lauren Kata91
Sect. IISocial and Cultural Issues101
9The Gendered Construction of the Engineering Profession in the United States, 1893-1920 / Lisa Frehill105
10The Culture of Engineering: Woman, Workplace, and Machine / Sally Hacker129
11Engineering and the Female Mind / Samuel Florman147
12Women in Engineering: A Promise Unfulfilled? / J. Gregg Robinson, Judith S. McIlwee157
13Women in Engineering: An Untapped Resource Catalyst183
14Women in Engineering: Politics in the Making of a Statistical Category / Juan Lucena187
15Telling Stories about Engineering: Group Dynamics and Resistance to Diversity / Cynthia Burack, Suzanne Franks207
Sect. IIILooking Ahead225
16A New World: The Terrain for Women in Engineering / Paula Rayman, Julie Pearson Stewart227
 Further Reading245

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