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Special Issue: Gendered Motivation and Choice in STEM
Published: 17-07-2015

Gendered Socialization of STEM Interests in the Family


Jacquelynne Sue Eccles

Distinguished University Professor at the School of Education at the University of Califronia, Irvine
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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.

How to Cite

Eccles, J. S. (2015). Gendered Socialization of STEM Interests in the Family. International Journal of Gender, Science and Technology, 7(2), 116–132. Retrieved from