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Differences between the sexes in mathematics and science courses

Geschlechtsspezifische Unterschiede In Bezug Auf Die Mathematischen Und Naturwissenschaftlichen Fächer

Les Differences Par Sexe Dans Les Cours De Mathematiques Et Des Sciences

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Keeves, J. Differences between the sexes in mathematics and science courses. Int Rev Educ 19, 47–63 (1973). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00597775

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