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ERIC Number: EJ587092
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0013-1911
Cultural Factors in Mathematics Education Contributing to the Shortage of Women Professionals in Papua New Guinea.
Sukthankar, Neela
Educational Review, v51 n2 p173-81 Jun 1999
In Papua New Guinea, women are severely underrepresented in many jobs requiring math competence. Math and science are considered male subjects and taught abstractly. Unlike males, females lack exposure to Western thought and are not encouraged to pursue higher education. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Papua New Guinea