ERIC Number: ED164633
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Nov
Reference Count: 0
Concerns of Minority Women With Respect to Vocational Education.
Miranda (L.) and Associates, Bethesda, MD.
Presented in this document are results of a study conducted to determine the needs and problems of minority women with regard to vocational education. Information provided includes: (1) a description of the study's objectives, methodologies, and development; (2) an overview of minority women and employment; (3) highlights of Federal legislation pertaining to minority women; (4) strategies for determining the needs of minority women; (5) a discussion of survey findings; and (6) conclusions and recommendations. Specific minority group women considered in the survey include blacks, hispanics, Native Americans, and Asian Americans. Needs expressed by minority women as uniquely affecting their specific racial/ethnic groups are listed. Some of the factors discussed affecting minority women in relation to vocational education include poverty, employment status, educational background, supportive programs, race and/or sex stereotyping, and a lack of role models. Appendices include an annotated bibliography, an interview guide, and short descriptions of programs developed to serve minority women. (EB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, American Indians, Asian Americans, Blacks, Educational Opportunities, Employment Opportunities, Federal Legislation, Females, Minority Groups, Needs Assessment, Postsecondary Education, Racial Discrimination, Role Models, Secondary Education, Sex Discrimination, Spanish Speaking, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: American Institutes for Research, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Miranda (L.) and Associates, Bethesda, MD.
Note: Not available in hard copy due to marginal reproducibility of the original document