The Borderlands of Education

The Borderlands of Education

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Why are there so few Latina engineers and what is the potential for change given demographic shifts of the Latino population? This interdisciplinary, mixed-methods approach offers a new paradigm for examining the crisis of Latinas in engineering (a field that remains 82% male), illuminating the nuanced and multiple exclusionary forces that shape the culture of engineering and its borderlands.The status quo that engineering is a White male space has only been challenged by significant numbers of Asian ... In Engineering and Social Justice, Riley conducts a critical analysis of jokes about engineers to illustrate the nuancedanbsp;...

Title:The Borderlands of Education
Author:Michelle Madsen Camacho, Susan M. Lord
Publisher:Lexington Books - 2013-03-22


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