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Leaving science : occupational exit from scientific careers / Anne E. Preston.

  • Preston, Anne Elizabeth
[2004], ©2004
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About this work


New York : Russell Sage Foundation, [2004], ©2004.

Physical description

xv, 201 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-196) and index.


Science : the period and the people -- The magnitude and character of exit -- Leaving science for income and opportunity -- Family responsibilities and their effects on a scientific career -- Mentoring -- Leaving science because of discontent with science itself -- Does the rapidly changing knowledge within science affect exit? -- Perceptions of discriminatory treatment -- Policy initiatives.


  • English

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    Q149.U5 2004P74l
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