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The Micropolitics of Disciplinary Summer Universities for Women

  • Veronika Oechtering
  • Maya Schulte

Abstract

Although women are highly recruited by German universities in the last years, they are strongly underrepresented in engineering and technology. Universities developed strategies to balance the gender gap. One focused strategy concentrated on single-sex measures for women.

Keywords

Participatory Action Research Woman Student Woman Professor Participatory Action Research Approach Woman Engineer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Veronika Oechtering
    • 1
  • Maya Schulte
    • 2
  1. 1.University of BremenBremen
  2. 2.University of BremenBremen

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