Does The Mining Engineering Profession Have a Gender?: Evaluation of The Profession From The Students’ Perspective Based on Gender Perception
Keywords:Mining Engineering, Gender, Male-dominated Professions, Descriptive Case Study, Quantitative Analysis
The main scope of this study is to analyse the mining engineering profession from the perspective of both female and male mining engineering students and to examine the profession in terms of gender equality. This study also aims to identify the problems faced by mining engineering students in Turkey based on gender roles and to find solutions to these problems. In this context, a field study was conducted based on the views of 236 participants. In the study, a digital questionnaire consisting of two parts was distributed to the participants. In the first part of the questionnaire, demographic information was asked, and in the second part, questions were asked about the evaluation of female and male students’ professions based on gender. The data obtained from the study were evaluated and interpreted and solution suggestions were presented.
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