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Science  05 Mar 1999:
Vol. 283, Issue 5407, pp. 1464
DOI: 10.1126/science.283.5407.1464a

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Women's Science Learning and Succeeding from the Margins. Margaret A. Eisenhart and Elizabeth Finkel. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1998. 290 pp. $45, £35.95. ISBN 0-226-19544-9. Paper, $15, £11.95. ISBN 0-226-19545-7.

Using findings from case studies of four settings marked by higher-than-usual female participation, Eisenhart and Finkel examine aspects of the learning and practice of science and engineering by women.