Authorship of books and gender sensitivity: A Case study of NCAM Library collections
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CitationOyeniyi, J , Olaifa, T , Uzokwe, C . (2014). Authorship of Books and Gender Sensitivity: A Case Study of NCAM Library Collections. Journal of Balkan Libraries Union, 2 (2), 6-11. Retrieved from http://dergipark.org.tr/jblu/issue/18609/196389
Gender imbalances is not just reflected in education from the surface level, but more narrowly, highly established and sensitive in book publishing. This paper examines the level of gender imbalances and sensitivity in book publishing using NCAM library collection as a case study. The researchers used 446 textbooks with 802 authors to establish the difference in the number of male authors in comparison with that of female authors in textbook publishing. Recommendation on how to bridge the gap in gender imbalances relating to book publishing and education as a whole are also given.