Gender Bias: The East-West Paradox

  • Lorna Uden
Conference paper
Part of the Workshops in Computing book series (WORKSHOPS COMP.)


A recent feature article in The Computer Bulletin claimed that Singapore, despite the skills shortage in computing, has no problem in attracting women into this field — in fact a higher percentage of women than men are said to be taking up IT courses.


Skill Shortage Child Care Facility Skill Agency Manpower Shortage Computing Industry 
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  1. [Lim 90]
    Lim Gek Kheng, “WIT: The Singaporean way”, Computer Bulletin,Vol 2, part 1, Feb 1990.Google Scholar
  2. [WiC 89]
    WiC publicity handout,1989.Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag London 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lorna Uden
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept of ComputingStaffordshire Polytechnic, College RoadStoke on TrentUK

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