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ERIC Number: EJ598464
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0954-0253
Fables: The Tortoise? The Hare? The Mathematically Underachieving Male?
Burton, Leone
Gender and Education, v11 n4 p413-26 Dec 1999
Interview-based study investigated epistemologies of practicing British mathematicians, noting the impact on how they conducted their professional lives and examining sex differences in their careers. Relates findings to mathematics learning in schools, noting lessons to be learned regarding equally achievable mathematics success by any student. Addresses study results as they relate to the debate about boys' underachievement. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Ireland; United Kingdom