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Description - The Gender Gap in College by Linda J. Sax

The research for Alexander Astin's landmark book, What Matters in College? (0-7879-0838-X) showed that student gender made a difference on more than two-thirds of the college outcomes examined. This book takes the next logical step toward understanding how and why gender influences the college experience Drawn from data on a sample of approximately 15,000 male and female students at 170 institutions. Takes a major step towards understanding how and why gender influences college outcomes in areas of academic achievement, self-concept, life goals, career development, physical and emotional health, political and social attitudes, and satisfaction with college.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780787965754
ISBN-10: 0787965758
Format: Hardback
(231mm x 162mm x 30mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 16-Oct-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Linda J. Sax

Linda J. Sax is an associate professor in the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at UCLA, where she serves as founding faculty director of the master's program in student affairs.