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ERIC Number: EJ461755
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0037-7732
Gender Differences in the Scientific Achievement of Adolescents: Effects of Age and Parental Separation.
Smith, Thomas Ewin
Social Forces, v71 n2 p469-84 Dec 1992
Collected data on 1,747 seventh and ninth graders to study why girls lag behind in science achievement, particularly during adolescence. Analyzed the effects of gender, year in school, mothers' employment, and parental separation. Found the female disadvantage is larger among those with separated parents, regardless of age. (KS)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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