Parent-child conversations about science: the socialization of gender inequities?

@article{Tenenbaum2003ParentchildCA,
  title={Parent-child conversations about science: the socialization of gender inequities?},
  author={Harriet R Tenenbaum and Campbell Leaper},
  journal={Developmental psychology},
  year={2003},
  volume={39 1},
  pages={34-47}
}
This study investigated the family as a context for the gender typing of science achievement. Adolescents (N = 52) from 2 age levels (mean ages = 11 and 13 years) participated with their mothers and fathers on separate occasions; families were from predominantly middle-income European American backgrounds. Questionnaires measured the parents' and the child's attitudes. Each parent also engaged his or her child in 4 structured teaching activities (including science and nonscience tasks). There… CONTINUE READING