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October 7, 2014 7:48 PM

Textbook’s sexist photos dismay advocate for women in science and related careers

A popular computer science textbook uses 1950s-era photos that a Johnson County Community College student found offensive to women, particularly at a time when there’s been a huge decline of women in computer science classes and jobs. Many organizations are encouraging more women to enter science, technology, engineering, math and medicine fields that are dominated by men.

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