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Gender differences in adolescent career decision-making

Nancy Winterbottom

Gender differences in adolescent career decision-making

the study of one high school population

by Nancy Winterbottom

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Career education.,
  • Men -- Employment.,
  • Occupations.,
  • Sex discrimination in employment.,
  • Student aspirations.,
  • Women -- Employment.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNancy Winterbottom.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination173 p.
    Number of Pages173
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19127376M

    Gender, Competitiveness and Career Choices Thomas Buser, Muriel Niederle, Hessel Oosterbeek. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in November NBER Program(s):Children, Economics of Education, Labor Studies Gender differences in competitiveness are often discussed as a potential explanation for gender differences in education and labor market outcomes. She has authored or co‐authored over 50 articles and book chapters on topics ranging from gender role socialization, teacher expectancies, and classroom influences on student motivation, to adolescent development in the family and school context. She is a member of the MacArthur Foundation Network on Successful Adolescent Development.

      For today’s teenagers, it seems that the field is starting to equalize in terms of education, making it all the more important that we get gender-based differences in adolescent learning right. Initial career decision-making is a cultural, developmental task that adolescents are expected to have accomplished by the end of their high school year (Super, Savicks, & Super, ). Within surveyed high schools, a wide range of difference existed in career choice maturity.

    There are more men than women in treatment for substance use disorders. However, women are more likely to seek treatment for dependence on sedatives such as anti-anxiety and sleep medications In addition, although men have historically been more likely to seek treatment for heroin use, the rate of women seeking treatment has increased in recent decades   Group Differences in Emotional Development 18 Gender Differences 18 Ethnic Diversity 18 Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Youth 19 Adolescent Social Development 21 Peer Relationships 21 Dating and Sexual Behavior 22 Family Relationships 23 School 24 Work 25 Community 26 The Influence of Neighborhood Characteristics 26 Faith Institutions 27 The Media


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Gender differences in adolescent career decision-making by Nancy Winterbottom Download PDF EPUB FB2

On average, males reported greater uncertainty in their career aspirations compared to females. Females had higher academic performance at age 16 and were more likely to be enrolled in education at age 18 compared to males. There were no gender differences in family socioeconomic background variables, science test scores, and useful career by:   METHODS: We examined cross-sectional data on earnings from the American Academy of Pediatrics Pediatrician Life and Career Experience Study, a longitudinal study of early- and midcareer pediatricians.

To estimate adjusted differences in pediatrician earnings between men and women, we conducted 4 ordinary least squares regression by: 4. Factors influencing Career Decision Making in Adolescents and Adults Much of the research into career decision making (CDM) has represented the The individual differences approach received a further major boost through the career interests, intelligence, and gender-role stereotyped attitudes.

A File Size: KB. The structure of the Career Decision-Making Difficulties Questionnaire (CDDQ) was validated and compared across two age cohorts using Structural Equation Modelling.

One hundred and twenty-one upper high school students (78 females, 43 males—mean age years) participated in Study 1, while adults (86 females, 41 males—mean age Cited by: Other gender differences noted in adolescent development is the risk that female adolescents are more prone to internalising problems of anxiety or depression and that female adolescents tend to.

Financial decision making. Another study examined whether women are more risk averse than men in financial decision making. It is commonly thought that they actually are, but the study showed there was little difference.

When the probabilities for risky payoff were known, there was no difference in decision making and gender. There are important gender differences in terms of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. The small number of studies on gender differences in addictions is surprising when considering the modulatory role of estradiol in decision making and its interplay with dopamine in modulating reward, motivation, and cognitive processes.

Gender Intensification and Gender-Role Identity. When Hill and Lynch () proposed their gender intensification hypothesis 25 years ago, they commendably integrated a vast literature regarding adolescent gender differences and similarities, addressing domains such as psychological well-being, mental health, academic and career aspirations, and parent and peer relationships.

In the traditional male adolescent culture, male adolescents trying to adopt a strong masculine role are likely to believe they will be thought of as more masculine if they A) get a job and pay some of their own expenses. B) drink alcohol or take drugs. C) have a steady girlfriend. D) participate in a "manly" sport, such as football or hockey.

Using meta-analytical techniques that revolutionized the study of gender differences starting in the s, she analyzed how prior research assessed the impact of gender on many psychological traits and abilities, including cognitive abilities, verbal and nonverbal communication, aggression, leadership, self-esteem, moral reasoning and motor.

Overall, studies of gender differences in adolescents’ attitudes toward homosexuals in general, and toward gay males and lesbians in particular, are few in number, and the findings are not often in agreement. The inconsistent findings could be due to a variety of factors, including the specific target groups in question and the assessments used.

Similarities and Differences in Adolescent Development (Gender) Introduction (experience of being an adolescent the same for males and females) Adolescent is a period which can be very exciting and yet confusing a t the same time for almost every teenager experiencing the phase.

Adolescence is a period in which the body experiences development. In book: Handbook of Adolescent Psychology, pp Given significant gender differences in socialization and peer relationships in adolescence, it is possible that peer influences.

Gender and identity status differences in late adolescents’ possible selves. In reference to Freud's notion of (reproductive) anatomy as destiny, Erikson () proposed the concept of a woman's “inner space” (i.e.

womb), which was speculated to provide a basis for identity development in females. The assumption made was that women are inherently nurturing, accommodating and. My short (at the time) research career focused on gender differences in adolescence, and I was eager to read this groundbreaking text and better.

A Look at Gender Differences and Marketing Implications Heather Kraft MBA Student Mercer University Atlanta, GA U.S.A. Michael Weber, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Marketing Mercer University Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Abstract This paper looks at a variety of factors that continue to influence the changing marketplace in regards to gender differences. While numerous differences do exist between genders, anger is a common emotion experienced by both (Karreman & Bekker, ).

Research indicates that differences exist between adolescent males and females with regard to behavioral decision-making processes. Gaining a better understanding of how gender influences career choices is an important step toward creating and sustaining a gender-balanced and economically equal labor market.

While the issue of biological differences in abilities and preferences for the selection of occupation is relevant, it is not the focus of this entry. In the book, year-old David longs to be a girl, alongside dealing with mates, the school bully and the mysterious new kid at school.

Just like the young transgender people I. C) Adolescent gender intensification may strengthen boys' tendency to ruminate on their problems. D) Adolescents of both genders who identify strongly with "masculine" traits are more depressed.

A) In many developing countries, rates of depression are similar for males and females. Primary education provides the foundation for a lifetime of learning. Providing universal access to, and ensuring the completion of, primary education for all girls and boys is one of the key areas of concern identified in the Beijing Platform for Action adopted in Since then, considerable progress has been made in achieving universal primary education and closing the gender gap in.

The possibility that this difference was a consequence of gender differences in roles was tested further by directly assessing role differences.

Measures of role involvement, responsibility and commitment were used to identify differences in both role behavior and aspiration (Nazroo et al., ).CULTURE AND DECISION-MAKING 5 Preface The issue of exploring cultural influences on career decision-making difficulties in adolescents has been a great interest to me for some time.

As a member of a religious group and school counselor, I have seen .