ERIC Number: EJ406200
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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Gender Segregation in Higher Education: Effects of Aspirations, Mathematics Achievement, and Income.
Wilson, Kenneth L; Boldizar, Janet P.
Sociology of Education, v63 n1 p62-74 Jan 1990
Analyzes the relationships among mathematics achievement levels, income potential, high school aspirations, and the gender segregation of bachelor's degrees. Investigates how gender segregation changed between 1973 and 1983. Concludes that gender segregation is present at the high school and bachelor's levels. Maintains that psychological barriers to women's mathematics achievement must be addressed. (RW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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