ERIC Number: EJ362833
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1987
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The Influence of Role-Specific Self-Concept and Sex-Role Identity on Career Choices in Science.
Baker, Dale R.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v24 n8 p739-56 Nov 1987
Research focused on two factors that may be influencing females in choice of careers. Factors are role-specific self-concept in science and self-perception in terms of stereotypical masculine and feminine characteristics. Logical ability and mathematics and science courses were also examined as factors in career choice. Results of data for 177 females and 179 males in Australia are reported. (RH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Audience: Teachers; Policymakers; Researchers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Australia
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Bem Sex Role Inventory; Test of Logical Thinking