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Stories of Resilience. Black Women Threatened by Stereotypes but Thriving to Destiny stacie gregory
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$19.95
Size: 6" x 9"
Binding: Perfect Bound
ISBN: 9781682734551
African American women are grossly underrepresented in engineering. Despite their low representation in engineering colleges, some are able to persist and earn their degrees. This book highlights a qualitative study designed to better understand the strategies African American women employed to help them remain resilient in engineering degree programs. For this investigation, there was an underlying assumption that African American women who persist in engineering must contend with stereotype threat. Stereotype threat is a psychosocial phenomenon in which people in stigmatized social categories fear confirming negative stereotypes about their group. Ten African American women who ha ...