Science, technology, and women

a world perspective : proceedings of the ad hoc panel of specialists of the United Nations Advisory Committee on Science and Technology for Development held at South Hadley, Mass., U.S.A., 12-16 September, 1983
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American Association for the Advancement of Science , [Washington, D.C.]
Women in science -- Congresses., Women in technology -- Congre
Statementedited by Shirley M. Malcolm ... [et al.].
GenreCongresses.
SeriesAAAS publication -- 85-14.
ContributionsMalcolm, Shirley M., United Nations. Advisory Committee on Science and Technology for Development., United Nations Centre for Science and Technology for Development., American Association for the Advancement of Science.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 131 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16788880M

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Each woman gets a double page spread, with a few paragraphs of text on one page and a cartoon drawing of them and some catchphrases on the other.

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