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ERIC Number: EJ397583
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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ISSN: ISSN-0001-8791
Women's Selection of Careers in Engineering: Do Traditional-Nontraditional Differences Still Exist?
Fitzpatrick, Jody L.; Silverman, Traci
Journal of Vocational Behavior, v34 n3 p266-78 Jun 1989
Compared background and motivation of 82 high-achieving college women in engineering and science to those of 31 women in the humanities and social sciences. Areas of investigation included family composition and parental characteristics, childhood socialization, sources of support for career choice, and work characteristics. Significant differences were found only in the latter two areas. (TE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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