The Math Forum

Search All of the Math Forum:

Views expressed in these public forums are not endorsed by NCTM or The Math Forum.

Math Forum » Discussions » Education » math-teach

Notice: We are no longer accepting new posts, but the forums will continue to be readable.

Topic: Chapter Two - Everybody Counts
Replies: 0  

Advanced Search

Back to Topic List Back to Topic List

Posts: 243
Registered: 12/6/04
Chapter Two - Everybody Counts
Posted: Mar 9, 1995 12:27 PM
  Click to see the message monospaced in plain text Plain Text   Click to reply to this topic Reply

>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

Point your RSS reader here for a feed of the latest messages in this topic.

[Privacy Policy] [Terms of Use]

© The Math Forum at NCTM 1994-2018. All Rights Reserved.