Understanding Educational and Occupational Choices

@inproceedings{Eccles2011UnderstandingEA,
  title={Understanding Educational and Occupational Choices},
  author={Jacquelynne S. Eccles},
  year={2011}
}
I am delighted to write the commentary for this very rich set of papers. It is wonderful to have such a diverse set of papers together in one volume. When I began my work on this topic in the mid 1970s, the focus in the field was entirely on the underrepresentation of women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, the theoretical tools were quite limited, and the scholars were all of European-American heritage. These papers illustrate how far this area of study has advanced along… CONTINUE READING
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