Effect of Teachers' Stereotyping on Students' Stereotyping of Mathematics as a Male Domain

  title={Effect of Teachers' Stereotyping on Students' Stereotyping of Mathematics as a Male Domain},
  author={Carmen Keller},
  journal={The Journal of Social Psychology},
  pages={165 - 173}
  • C. Keller
  • Published 1 April 2001
  • Education
  • The Journal of Social Psychology
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