Date: Mar 9, 1995 12:27 PM
Subject: Chapter Two - Everybody Counts

>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...

Judy Roitman, Mathematics Department
Univ. of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66049