publication . Article . 2010

Athena in the World of Techne: The Gender Dimension of Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Ranga, Marina; Etzkowitz, Henry;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jun 2010 Journal: Journal of Technology Management & Innovation (issn: 0718-2724, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universidad Alberto Hurtado
Abstract
Long confined to the realm of feminist studies, issues pertaining to women’s access, participation, advancement and reward are rising to prominence in innovation, technology and entrepreneurship -areas traditionally characterised either by gender-blindness or male dominance. The implications of this shift are wide-ranging but the mechanisms by which it takes place are little known. We discuss causes of the relatively small numbers of women scientists, researchers, innovators or entrepreneurs, the exceedingly slow pace of transition from inequality to equality and the usually lower hierarchical positions than men’s in academia or business, women’s hidden roles in...
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ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_THECOMPUTINGPROFESSION
free text keywords: gender, women, innovation, technology, entrepreneurship., T, Technology (General), T1-995, Management of Technology and Innovation, Pace, Realm, Technological change, Knowledge society, Marketing, Inequality, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Techne, Technology innovation, Economics, Entrepreneurship

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