Assessing Sex Bias in Testing: A Review of the Issues and Evaluations of 74 Psychological and Educational Tests

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Assessing Sex Bias in Testing A Review of the Issues and Evaluations of 74 Psychological and Educational Tests

PAULA SELKOW

Contributions in Psychology, Number 3

Greenwood Press Westport, Connecticut London, England

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  • Recent Titles in Contributions in Psychology ii
  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Preface ix
  • I The Study 1
  • Introduction 3
  • Methods of Selection and Evaluation 7
  • Dialogue with Publishers 16
  • Notes 20
  • II - Review of the Research Literature 21
  • Test Content and Bias 23
  • Validity, Reliability, and Sex-Fair Selection 31
  • Interest Inventories and Achievement Tests 39
  • Reporting Test Results 46
  • APPENDIX A Sexism Rating Scale 55
  • APPENDIX B Criteria for Evaluation 65
  • APPENDIX C Letter to Publishers 71
  • APPENDIX D Publishers' Response Form 75
  • APPENDIX E Tests Listed in Alphabetical Order 81
  • APPENDIX F Tests Listed by Publisher 87
  • APPENDIX G Tests Listed by Category 93
  • APPENDIX H Test Evaluations 99
  • References 253
  • Index 261
  • About the Author 265
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