ERIC Number: EJ464640
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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Are High School Chemistry Textbooks Gender Fair?
Bazler, Judith A.; Simonis, Doris A.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v28 n4 p353-62 1991
Study compared two generations of seven high school chemistry texts (1970/1973) and current editions analyzed for gender fairness in illustrations and concrete analogies. Among conclusions was there were significant differences between the old textbooks and newer textbooks in relative frequencies of illustrations of men and woman and no significant difference in relative frequencies of illustrations of boys and girls. (PR)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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