Sex Roles

, Volume 60, Issue 9–10, pp 751–753 | Cite as

Why So Few Women? Explaining Gendered Occupational Outcomes in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Fields

Gender and Occupational Outcomes: Longitudinal Assessments of Individual, Social, and Cultural Influences. Edited by Helen M.G. Watt and Jacquelynne S. Eccles. Washington D.C., American Psychological Association, 384 pp. $69.95 (hard cover). ISBN 13: 978-1-4338-0310-9
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA

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