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Genere e scelte formative: le "minoranze di genere”

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  • Silvia Galeazzi

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The analysis focuses on the various educational choices linked to gender. In particular, we want to give an answer to the question: what are the characteristics of women who choose a field of study with a strong male predominance and, conversely, what the characteristics of men who choose curricula that have always been the realm of women? The main aim, therefore, is to investigate what are the characteristics of males and females that are "against the tide" with respect to their peers, choosing educational paths with a clear majority of women for the former and predominantly male for the latter. The definition "minority gender" is used to refer to the two groups. After defining curricula as "female" or "male" ones, the analysis focuses on the description of the profile of the "minority gender".

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  • Silvia Galeazzi, 2012. "Genere e scelte formative: le "minoranze di genere”," Working Papers 53, AlmaLaurea Inter-University Consortium.
  • Handle: RePEc:laa:wpaper:53
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    1. De Paola, Maria & Gioia, Francesca & Scoppa, Vincenzo, 2015. "Are females scared of competing with males? Results from a field experiment," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 48(C), pages 117-128.
    2. Andrea Cammelli & Giancarlo Gasperoni, 2015. "XV RAPPORTO ALMALAUREA SUL PROFILO DEI LAUREATI Esiti dell’istruzione universitaria: conoscerli per migliorarla e per orientare le scelte dei giovani," Working Papers 73, AlmaLaurea Inter-University Consortium.
    3. Andrea Cammelli, 2015. "XIV RAPPORTO ALMALAUREA SUL PROFILO DEI LAUREATI Laurearsi in tempi di crisi Come valorizzare gli studi universitari," Working Papers 72, AlmaLaurea Inter-University Consortium.

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