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ERIC Number: EJ576308
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-1072-8325
Women's Confidence in Science: Problematic Notions Around Young Women's Career and Life Choices.
Kubanek, Anne-Marie Weidler; Waller, Margaret
Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, v2 n4 p243-53 1995
Explores issues that encourage or discourage women from pursuing studies in science--matters that may affect confidence in themselves and in science as a possible career. Focuses on how young women approached career decisions, discerned from over 100 hours of interviews with 40 female college science students. Concludes that mixed societal messages created tension as students pondered career choices. Contains 25 references. (Author/PVD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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