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?

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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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