ERIC Number: EJ475878
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Socioeconomic and Gender Effects on Science Achievement: An Australian Perspective.
Young, Deidra J.; Fraser, Barry J.
School Effectiveness and School Improvement, v4 n4 p265-89 1993
Uses hierarchical modeling techniques to investigate Australian students' science achievement, examining the proposition that gender and socioeconomic inequities result from school systems designed to produce an unequal social order. Even after adjusting for students' individual characteristics, their home backgrounds, and school context, there were significant gender and socioeconomic differences in science achievement across Australian schools. (Contains 58 references.) (MLH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Location: Australia