Fear of math: how to get over it and get on with your life/ Claudia Zaslavsky. - New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, c1994. - x, 264 p.: ill.; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 230-235) and index.

Who's afraid of math? -- Who needs math? Everybody! -- Myths of innate inferiority -- "A mind is a terrible thing to waste!" Gender, race, ethnicity, and class -- Our schools are found wanting -- School math is not necessarily real math -- Everybody can do math: solving the problem -- Families, the first teachers -- Mathematics of the people, by the people, for the people .

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