Gender and Occupational Outcomes

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-01-15
  • Publisher: Amer Psychological Assn

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Second author, J. Eccles, is with the Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Offers longitudinal data on the gender-related variables that influence occupational outcomes. Highlights policy implications, suggesting which circumstances best promote a more comprehensive and realistic understanding of gender differences in career choice and persistence. For psychologists.

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures
Gender and Occupational Outcomes: An Introductionp. 3
Mathematics as the Critical Filter?p. 25
Gender, Mathematics Achievement, and the Educational and Occupational Aspirations of Canadian Youthp. 27
Mathematics as the Critical Filter: Curricular Effects on Gendered Career Choicesp. 55
Psychological Processes and Gendered Participation in Math Science, and Technology-Based Careersp. 85
What Motivates Females and Males to Pursue Sex-Stereotyped Careers?p. 87
Gendered High School Course Selection as a Precursor of Gendered Careers: The Mediating Role of Self-Concept and Intrinsic Valuep. 115
Testing for Time-Invariant and Time-Varying Predictors of Self-Perceived Ability in Math, Language Arts, and Science: A Look at the Gender Factorp. 145
A Sociomotivational Analysis of Gender Effects on Persistence in Science and Technology: A 5-Year Longitudinal Studyp. 171
The Importance of Family Considerations, Family, and Biology in Gendered Career Choicesp. 193
Is the Desire for a Family-Flexible Job Keeping Young Women Out of Male-Dominated Occupations?p. 195
Gender-Typed Occupational Choices; The Long-Term Impact of Parents' Beliefs and Expectationsp. 215
Biological Contributors to Gendered Occupational Outcome: Prenatal Androgen Effects on Predictors of Outcomep. 235
Social and Institutional Constraints on Women's Career Developmentp. 265
Gendered Occupational Outcomes From Multilevel Perspectives: The Case of Professional Training and Work in Turkeyp. 267
Advancing Women Faculty in Science and Engineering: An Effort in Institutional Transformationp. 299
The Continuing Technological Revolution: A Comparison of Three Regions' Strategies for Creating Women-Inclusive Workplacesp. 323
Author Indexp. 353
Subject Indexp. 365
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