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From Major Preferences to Major Choices: Gender and Logics of Major Choice

Overview of attention for article published in Sociology of Education, November 2019
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#21 of 456)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (97th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (99th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
7 news outlets
blogs
1 blog
twitter
46 tweeters
wikipedia
1 Wikipedia page
reddit
1 Redditor

Citations

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9 Dimensions

Readers on

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75 Mendeley
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Title
From Major Preferences to Major Choices: Gender and Logics of Major Choice
Published in
Sociology of Education, November 2019
DOI 10.1177/0038040719887971
Authors

Natasha Quadlin

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 75 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 15 20%
Student > Doctoral Student 12 16%
Researcher 7 9%
Other 5 7%
Student > Master 5 7%
Other 12 16%
Unknown 19 25%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 39 52%
Business, Management and Accounting 4 5%
Arts and Humanities 3 4%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 3 4%
Psychology 2 3%
Other 6 8%
Unknown 18 24%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 90. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 19 May 2021.
All research outputs
#317,990
of 19,404,461 outputs
Outputs from Sociology of Education
#21
of 456 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#9,716
of 339,264 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Sociology of Education
#1
of 5 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 19,404,461 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 98th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 456 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 18.4. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 95% of its peers.
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