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ERIC Number: ED135609
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Feb
Pages: 24
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Reference Count: 0
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Admission and Attrition of Women in Graduate School.
Baranger, Elizabeth Urey
Reasons behind the fact that there are fewer women scientists than men scientists are explored in this paper. Data on the number of women Ph.D.'s in each field of science for the years 1966 through 1974 are presented and analyzed. Graduate school admissions policies and the greater attrition rate for women in graduate school compared to men are discussed. Finally, recommendations are made for ways of combating and preventing discrimination in graduate programs. (DT)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Note: Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (Boston, Massachusetts, February 22-23, 1976); Not available in hard copy due to marginal legibility of original document