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Author DiPrete, Thomas A., author.

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

Publication Info. New York : Russell Sage Foundation, [2013]


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (296 pages) : illustrations, map
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Sex role -- United States.
Women in education -- United States.
Educational equalization -- United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Buchmann, Claudia, author.
Other Form: Print version: DiPrete, Thomas A. Rise of women : the growing gender gap in education and what it means for American schools. New York : Russell Sage Foundation, [2013] xviii, 277 pages ; 23 cm 9780871540515
ISBN 9780871540515 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781610448000 (e-book)

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