The Monkey Cage: GENDER GAP


Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 12/12/2013

The gender gap in science

In science, as in the social sciences, there remains a gendered publication and citation gap.

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Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 10/06/2013

Concluding the gender gap symposium

This posts concludes the Monkey Cage gender gap symposium and assembles all contributions in one place.

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Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 10/04/2013

The gender citations gap: A glass half-full perspective

Beth Simmons focuses on some positive news regarding citations bias

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Posted at 10:11 AM ET, 10/04/2013

Gender bias in professional networks and citations

David Lake offers personal reflections on the gender gap in academia and what to do about it.

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Posted at 06:32 AM ET, 10/04/2013

Why is work by women systematically devalued?

The gender citations gap may just be one example of many that show how work by women is devalued.

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Posted at 01:43 PM ET, 10/03/2013

Editors and the gender gap

The editor of the American Political Science Review gives her perspective on the gender gap.

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Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 10/03/2013

The gender gap from the gatekeeper’s perspective

The editor of the American Journal of Political Science reflects on how he considers gender issues.

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Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 10/02/2013

Student evaluations of teaching are probably biased. Does it matter?

Men and women receive similar teaching evaluations in small seminars. But not in large lecture classes.

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Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 10/02/2013

Why it matters that more women present at conferences

Sara Mitchell shows how the gender gap in citations is smaller when women constitute a critical mass in a field.

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Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 10/01/2013

Closing the gender citation gap: Introducing RADS

Can an automated tool help authors create better bibliographies and avoid gender biases?

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Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 10/01/2013

How to reduce the gender gap in one (relatively) easy step

B.F. Walter proposes a relatively simple way to reduce the gender gap in academia.

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Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 09/30/2013

Explaining the gender gap

Harvard professor Jane Mansbridge explains why biases and disadvantages for women in academia persist.

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Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 09/30/2013

Introducing the Monkey Cage gender gap symposium

Why does the gender gap persist in academia? What can be done about it? Our symposium will debate these questions over the course of the week.

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