Gender, socioeconomic status, mathematics achievement by Xhosa children

Cherian, Varghese I.
December 1993
Psychological Reports;Dec93, Vol. 73 Issue 3, p771
Academic Journal
Reports on the investigation of gender and socioeconomic status differences in mathematics achievement of Xhosa children between 13-17 years old. Higher achievement in mathematics by girls of low economic status; Higher mathematical achievement of boys at middle to high socioeconomic status; Attitude as a consistent factor associated with gender differences in mathematics.


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