Understanding Gender Inequalities In College Transition

January 22nd, 2013

Gender Inequalities in the Transition to College
by Claudia Buchmann  for Teachers College Record Online
This article provides an overview of gender inequalities in the transition to college and in college experiences by examining the ways that women are advantaged in higher education and the arenas where they still trail men. It also discusses theoretical perspectives useful in assessing the causes of gender inequality and then suggests how future research could advance our understanding of the complex nature of gender inequality in higher education.

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