Date: Mar 9, 1995 12:27 PM
Author: roitman@oberon.math.ukans.edu
Subject: Chapter Two - Everybody Counts


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>2. If women get 46% of all math baccalaureates, why do they receive only
>35% of master's and 17% of all Ph.D degrees in the mathematical sciences?
>



There's a lot of literature on this. It's a huge question. Internalized
stereotypes, micro-inequities (increasing in severity as kids move through
the system), peer pressure...


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Judy Roitman, Mathematics Department
Univ. of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66049
roitman@math.ukans.edu
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