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Traversing STEM: Creating Pathways for Social Justice in the United States

By Remy Dou

Abstract

The system that once motivated Americans to pursue science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers now presents obstacles to racial and ethnic minorities, women, and the poor. This paper highlights both the advantages and hindrances inherent in STEM professions while advocating for improved access to these pathways

Topics: STEM, careers, minorities, poverty, social justice, Curriculum and Social Inquiry, Education, Science and Mathematics Education
Publisher: FIU Digital Commons
Year: 2016
OAI identifier: oai:digitalcommons.fiu.edu:sferc-1497

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