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Jayasree Subramanian: Gender Issues in Mathematics

Jayasree Subramanian: Gender Issues in Mathematics

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Published by: Amber Habib on Dec 10, 2011
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What we need to investigate about.
 Jayasree Subramanian
EklavyaHoshangabad
 
Different disciplines have asked if men andwomen have equal opportunity to get facultypositions at the university level. If not, is thatbecause ofdiscriminationagainst women?
Humanities and Social Sciences departmentswhere there are more female students at theundergraduate and graduate level were foundto have disproportionate number of menholding academic positions.
How do we understand the exclusion? Lead toquestioning the nature of the disciplines
 
Underrepresentation of women in mathematicsand sciences has also been matter ofinvestigation for more then three decades now.
Why are there so few women in mathematics?
What percentage of faculty positions are heldby women? How well do the career graphs ofwomen match that of men?
What is women’s share in the editorial boards
of prestigious journals, membership toacademies, awards and recognition?

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