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Gendered Socialization of STEM Interests in the Family

Jacquelynne Sue Eccles

Abstract


In this article, I review the Eccles et al. Expectancy - Value theories of achievement choices and family socialization.  I then summarize a sample of our major findings related to the socialization of gendered interests in STEM within the family.

Keywords


gender, STEM, socialization, family, parents

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