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The rise of women : the growing gender gap in education and what it means for American schools / Thomas A. DiPrete and Claudia Buchmann.

Author/Creator:
DiPrete, Thomas A., author.
Publication:
New York : Russell Sage Foundation, [2013] , ©2013
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (296 p.)
Subjects:
Sex role -- United States.
Women in education -- United States.
Educational equalization -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
Preface
Introduction
Trends and the macro environment
What has happened?
Changing incentives and opportunities
Academic performance, engagement, and family influence
The gender gap in academic performance
Social and behavioral skills
The family and the gender gap
The role of schools
Schools, classrooms and peers
Gender and college major segregation
Enhancing educational attainment
A appendix figures and tables
Notes
References
Index.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Buchmann, Claudia, author.
ISBN:
1-61044-800-6
OCLC:
844727832
Status/Location:
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