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The Historical Context of the Gender Gap in Mathematics

Barrow-Green, June;
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Published: 01 Jan 2019
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Abstract

This chapter is based on the talk that I gave in August 2018 at the ICM in Rio de Janeiro at the panel on "The Gender Gap in Mathematical and Natural Sciences from a Historical Perspective". It provides some examples of the challenges and prejudices faced by women mathematicians during last two hundred and fifty years. I make no claim for completeness but hope that the examples will help to shed light on some of the problems many women mathematicians still face today.

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Microsoft Academic Graph classification: Completeness (order theory) Perspective (graphical) Still face Context (language use) Gender gap Epistemology

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