ERIC Number: EJ554622
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Gender and Social Inequality at Oxford and Cambridge Universities.
McCrum, N. G.
Oxford Review of Education, v22 n4 p369-97 Dec 1996
Examines the admission criteria, placement test scores, and final examination scores of students at Oxford and Cambridge Universities for statistical evidence of gender and social inequality inherent in the system. Discovers irrefutable evidence of inequity among test scores and offers several explanations for this. (MJP)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Admission Criteria, College Entrance Examinations, Educational Discrimination, Educational Environment, Females, Foreign Countries, Grade Prediction, Higher Education, Selective Admission, Sex Bias, Sex Differences, Sex Discrimination, Social Bias, Underachievement, Womens Education
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)