Mothers' differential treatment of adolescent siblings: predicting college attendance of sisters versus brothers.

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Current estimates suggest that by 2015, 60% of college students will be women, a change since 1970 when 59% were men. We investigated family dynamics that might explain the growing gender gap in college attendance, focusing on an ethnically diverse sample of 522 mixed sex sibling dyads from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health. We examined… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10964-011-9727-6

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