Sex Roles (2009) 60:757–759 DOI 10.1007/s11199-008-9538-8 BOOK REVIEW Women in Science, Engineering and Technology: Three Decades of UK Initiatives. By Alison Phipps. Stoke on Trent, UK and Sterling, USA: Trentham Books. 183 pp. £16.99/$32.00 (paperback). ISBN: 978-1-85856-402-9 Sue V. Rosser Published online: 17 September 2008 Springer Science + Business Media, LLC 2008 The picture on the cover of Women in Science, Engineering based action research interventions, after-school and resi- and Technology: Three Decades of UK Initiatives symbol- dential courses for pupils, support and networking groups izes appropriately the primary message of the book. The for female SECT students and professionals and training picture shows a medicine dropper squeezed between a programmes for socially excluded women” (p. 1) and thumb and forefinger filled with clear, pale pink liquid. overviews of some of the conceptual approaches have been Whether the liquid enters drop by drop or in one fell published, no macro-analysis of theory and practice has swoop, the dropper contents seem destined not to change occurred. the color, strength, or composition of the liquid or other As the Director of Gender Studies and Lecturer in substance (not pictured) into which it is being expelled. The Sociology at the University of
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