Conscious Efforts to End Unconscious Bias: Why Women Leave Academic Research (Report)
Journal of Research Administration 2011, Spring, 42, 1
Journal of Research Administration
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Introduction ...As profound as the transformation of America's consciousness has been during the past 150 years, hidden assumptions about sex and gender remain embedded in cultural discourses, social institutions, and individual psyches that invisibly and systemically reproduce male power in generation after generation. I call these assumptions the lenses of gender. Not only do these lenses shape how people perceive, conceive, and discuss social reality, but because they are embedded in social institutions, they also shape the more material things--like unequal pay and inadequate day care--that constitute social reality itself. The purpose of this book is to render those lenses visible rather than invisible, to enable us to look at the culture's gender lenses rather than through them... (p. 1)
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- Published: 22 March 2011
- Publisher: Society of Research Administrators, Inc.
- Print Length: 18 Pages
- Language: English