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How Girls Achieve

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$23.95 • £19.95 • €21.50

ISBN 9780674980228

Publication Date: 04/22/2019

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216 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

6 illus.

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  • Preface
  • Introduction: Letting Girls Learn
  • 1. Becoming Safe
  • 2. Becoming Feminist
  • 3. Becoming Achievement Oriented
  • 4. The Limits of Confidence and the Problem with Achievement
  • Conclusion: Letting All Students Learn
  • Notes
  • Resources
  • Further Reading
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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