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Breaking and entering the male domain. Women in the IT industry

Liisa A. von Hellens, Sue H. Nielsen, Eileen M. Trauth
2001 Proceedings of the 2001 ACM SIGCPR conference on Computer personnel research - SIGCPR '01  
Interviews with Australian IT professionals (twenty-two women and two men) working in technical areas are referenced to explore how the masculinity of the IT industry is perceived by women working as IT  ...  Mentoring is suggested as a means of changing young women's negative perceptions of IT as a career, in order to improve female participation in IT education and the IT industry.  ...  The female subjects offered two perspectives on the topic; their experiences of entering and progressing in the IT field, and helping other women enter and succeed in IT.  ... 
doi:10.1145/371209.371535 dblp:conf/sigcpr/HellensNT01 fatcat:6cwufyfsm5gizgnibdg557slai

An Exploration of Dualisms in Female Perceptions of IT Work

Liisa Von Hellens, Sue H. Nielsen, Jenine Beekhuyzen
2004 Journal of Information Technology Education  
IT industry is intrinsically a male domain.  ...  work, the skills needed to succeed and the wide range of options available in the industry.  ...  The authors also thank Griffith University for the Strategic Improvement Grant for the project Mentoring to Improve Female Participation in IT Education and Work and Sharon Mitchell for her invaluable  ... 
doi:10.28945/291 fatcat:m7gbvhivr5gxhifvubhtz3ucxi

Women Working in the IT Industry: Challenges for the New Millennium

Liisa Von Hellens, Sue Nielsen, Jenine Beekhuyzen
2011 Journal of Business & Economics Research  
A longitudinal study (WinIT) commenced in 1995 has explored Australian students and working womens perceptions and experiences, and the factors which have influenced them to enter and persist in the IT  ...  This paper reviews recent research and describes the latest results from the authors' study of professional women in the Australian IT industry, focusing on the contradictions in the way that women represent  ...  The authors also thank the IT professionals who agreed to be interviewed for this research.   ... 
doi:10.19030/jber.v1i11.3066 fatcat:7qgldagwhndgxi4deu762cgy6e

Professional Development of Female Engineers in the Thai Construction Industry

Nuanthip Kaewsri, Tanit Tongthong
2013 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
have entered the industry.  ...  In Thailand, the construction industry is associated with male domination, characterized by physical strength, adaptation to harsh outdoor working conditions, and abusive language.  ...  Acknowledgement The authors would like to thank Kasem Bundit University for generously funding this research.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.08.508 fatcat:cpubyndq35ddfedjmva5hehnhy

Female Playwrights and the Theatre in India: Challenges and Perspectives

Indu Pandey
2016 Bharatiya Prajna an Interdisciplinary Journal of Indian Studies  
Men's traditional disregard for women's writing and women's mode of existence is caused due to the reality of male power.  ...  Playwriting is a mixture of site, history, representation and audiences within the context of ideology. It tries to establish relationship between the reader and the text.  ...  In male theatrical domain, women were forced to perform roles assigned to them by the male practitioners.  ... 
doi:10.21659/bp.v1n1.07 fatcat:m4ais4zihbfrhez7inwunramdy

Challenging Dualisms in Female Perceptions of IT Work

Jenine Beekhuyzen, Sue Nielsen, Liisa Von Hellens
2003 Australasian Journal of Information Systems  
The interview data revealed contradictions in these dualisms, indicating that these polarised views of women and IT work are being undermined by women in the IT industry.  ...  This paper explores the way that professional women working in the IT industry discuss the nature of their work and it is suggested that the way women talk about their work reinforces widely held impressions  ...  and Professor Eileen Trauth.  ... 
doi:10.3127/ajis.v10i2.157 fatcat:jg6ghwfqabcrbhhiwlv3ughw6q

Challenges being faced by women in ascending to decision making positions in the hotel sector in Zimbabwe

Molline C Mwando
2014 IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science  
In order for women to ascend to decision making positions first and foremost women must acknowledge that power is a contested resource and men cannot give it up on a platter.  ...  This primarily stemmed from the patriarchal nature of Zimbabwean society in which culture destined women to play subservient roles to men thereby 'ring-fencing' decision making as primarily a male domain  ...  In the age category 22 -32 years, approximately two thirds of the male and female alumni who started working in the industry after graduation are still working in the industry.  ... 
doi:10.9790/0837-1974131136 fatcat:azyfcyzelzc6lokoxzabnaavdy

Cooking Without Women: The Rhetoric of the New Culinary Male

Casey Ryan Kelly
2015 Communication and Critical/Cultural studies  
Despite the recent growth in women ascending the ranks of professional kitchens, most women report the persistence of a male locker-room culture in the restaurant industry. 6 Meanwhile, a surge in men's  ...  by domestic food discourse it was as a caveman-like caricature of alpha males cooking large portions of meat over open flame. 5 By and large, male cooking has taken place in professional kitchens, where  ...  In Eat's foreword, Tom Colicchio frames the change in the social division of labor as the testing grounds for the new manhood: That division is beginning to break down, with more women than ever making  ... 
doi:10.1080/14791420.2015.1014152 fatcat:qybcbbouojgybc3bgr53xdvkwi

Overview of Women's Participation in the Computer: One Search in Technology Courses Facape

Igor José de Souza Machado, Maria Celimar da Silva, Rosiane Rocha Oliveira Santos
2020 International Journal of Advanced Engineering Research and Science  
This study aims to analyze and understand the lack of women in Technology Management courses in Information and Computer Science, the FACAPE.  ...  For this, an interview with the focus on female students was prepared to thus be able to study the opinion of each and try to understand the lack of women in these courses which comes in large crescent  ...  From the seventeenth century, women began attending the universities and thrive in their areas breaking therefore the paradigm in which only women studying to be good domestic managers.  ... 
doi:10.22161/ijaers.73.10 fatcat:65cngthfdnfxjftbjha745wyfq


Carolyn Krahn
2009 Intersections conference journal  
The split in the term also represents the fissures of male centered narratives where women and environmental consciousness can exist.  ...  Moreover, if the environmental crisis we are experiencing globally is a result of industrialization, have women been manufactured in a similar fashion?  ...  underpinnings of the ecriture feminine in its malfunction of this male industrialization.  ... 
doi:10.25071/1718-4657.36716 fatcat:zflwors3xnaq7dacgdicbp3cim

GAINES, Jane, HERZOG, Charlotte (eds). Fabrications: Costume and the Female Body. New York : Routledge, 1990, 295 p

Sandra Niessen
1993 Cinémas - Revue d'Études Cinématographiques  
Note : les règles d'écriture des références bibliographiques peuvent varier selon les différents domaines du savoir. Ce document est protégé par la loi sur le droit d'auteur.  ...  "Were there women in that era of strained expectations married women entering the labor force when the gap was widening between men's and women's salaries, but advertising was increasingly pitched at women  ...  In consuming fashion images, she is consuming images of femaleness, including her body and her demeanor : The fashion show within the film and its presentation style also taught women how to look and act  ... 
doi:10.7202/1001202ar fatcat:bomivetppjfz5l4pf7ipj73e5y

Woman and Management: A Conceptual Review, with a Focus on Muslim Women in Management Roles in Western and in Muslim-Majority Countries

Christopher Adam Bagley, Mahmoud Abubaker, Afroze Shanaz
2018 Open Journal of Business and Management  
This review advocates reforms in MMCs which will allow women to enter the world of employment, and to rise to higher managerial positions.  ...  We consider the roles of Muslim women managers, executives and professionals in three ways: as women qua women; as women of the Muslim diaspora in Western countries; and as women in Muslim Majority Cultures  ...  In these accounts the very flexibility of a women's identity in a male-dominated world of industry and commerce allows these women to find niches and avenues of power (Afshar, 2012) [26] .  ... 
doi:10.4236/ojbm.2018.62038 fatcat:44x5m6gxivfjfmqmejtpri2cka

A Study Of Barriers To Career Advancment For Professional Women In Investment Banking

Tracey Rowe, Anne Crafford
2003 South African Journal of Human Resource Management  
A qualitative study was conducted to explore the barriers to career advancement for professional women in the investment banking industry.  ...  The key themes that emerged were structure of society, embodiment, male domination, support structures and networking.  ...  Because society is structured around the needs of men and especially in an industry like investment banking, women entering the domain have to play by men's rules.  ... 
doi:10.4102/sajhrm.v1i2.9 fatcat:vgmn6pdwczf6dhczyftlbpcfum

Recruitment is never enough

Andrea H. Tapia, Lynette Kvasny
2004 Proceedings of the 2004 conference on Computer personnel research Careers, culture, and ethics in a networked environment - SIGMIS CPR '04  
While recruiting efforts are crucial for increasing the participation of women and minorities, it is equally important that we retain those already in the IT workforce.  ...  Women, as well as African Americans, Hispanic Americans and Native Americans are represented in the information technology (IT) workforce in percentages that are far lower than their percentages in the  ...  In addition, there is a common perception that the IT industry is a male and a stereotypical "geek and nerd" domain.  ... 
doi:10.1145/982372.982392 dblp:conf/sigcpr/TapiaK04 fatcat:557z6f3wqzfilcfbpp62krtkje

Gendered Vocational Identities – Female Students' Strategies for Identity Formation During Workplace-Based Learning in Male-Dominated Work

Lisa Ferm, Maria Gustavsson
2021 International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training  
The female students saw no problem with being a girl, yet they struggled with implicit, diffuse and hidden gender structures and prejudices in the male-dominated industrial companies.  ...  in parallel within the male-dominated workplace.  ...  Acknowledgement The findings presented in this article is based on a study carried out in a larger research project focusing on vocational students' learning and identity formation on the industrial programme  ... 
doi:10.13152/ijrvet.8.3.4 fatcat:fwtmck4mxzawvd7lqzr6akdu5i
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