5. Women are probably more active than the men in putting out in-house publications, organizing sessions for professional meetings and local conferences, and in pulling together the kinds of informal events like going-away parties and dinners that I suggested in the preceding section of this paper are more common today than they were when I was in graduate school. Now, if I am right, what is THAT about? Is it easier for them to put themselves forward as part of a group than as individuals? Are such activities more like dinner and holiday parties or what?


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