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I also keep wondering whether I deserve to get a mark which is better than most of them.
This is an important book for everyone concerned about the causes and consequences of the nation's failure to attract undergraduate women into computer science.
I think if you're looking for a recreational read this isn't really your cup of tea, but if you're looking for an academic source I highly recommend it.
I read this book as a precursor to undergraduate research on women in computing. In short, Unlocking the Clubhouse (UTC) was extremely well written and organized (though what else... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Alex
Still relevant after all this time. I thought this book was fantastic.
I'm a female programmer, was one of the few in a competitive CS program, and wish I'd read this a... Read more
I like this study and I think it's a very important topic. That said... I don't know who this book would really appeal to outside myself as I otherwise study this topic. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Pandora
This book is a bit out of date now, but the issues it addresses remain important to the field of computer science. Read morePublished 20 months ago by April Kontostathis
This is an incredible book with a huge amount of material that should be read by anyone who wants to have an informed opinion on the topic of women in STEM, more specifically... Read morePublished 21 months ago by J K
Like nearly all of the other computer science departments, the college where I teach has seen a dramatic decline in the number of people taking computer science (CS) courses. Read morePublished on May 19, 2008 by Charles Ashbacher
I got a recommendation from Software Development magazine, and wow, I feel so lucky that I "discover" this book! Read morePublished on November 2, 2004 by NN
I have referred many people to this book as a first class
evaluation of gender differences in technical education
presented along with concrete and practical suggestions... Read more
I work in IT. Given the current state of the industry, I don't recommend it as a profession to my son, nor would I recommend it to my daughter, if I had one. Read morePublished on February 3, 2002 by Paul Epps