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ERIC Number: ED167308
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Jan
Pages: 116
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Every Woman's Right---The Right to Education and Economic Independence.
Suarez, Cecilia Cota-Robles, Ed.; Anguiano, Lupe, Ed.
In an effort to provide positive program and procedural alternatives for personnel working in educational and training programs for low-income women, the book presents the current situation of minority female low-income heads of household, especially the Chicana, and offers solutions and recommendations regarding the education and training of such women. Focusing on the socialization and education of women, Section I consists of an extensive review of racism and sexism, and their effects on women; a report on college and vocational programs that encourage or discourage the entry and completion of postsecondary courses by female low-income heads of household; and a description of the components of a potentially successful junior college recruitment, counseling, and retention program; Section II contains a discussion and analysis of two questionnaires which focused on economic, education, and training problems of female low-income heads of household. Concerning the preparation of low-income women for work, Section III contains a practical solution to their poverty problems. The Aid to Families with Dependent Children program is used to delineate the money wasted in current programs for low-income women and the resultant low level of benefits to the recipients. Accompanying video tapes are available from the National Chicana Foundation. (SB)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Aid to Families with Dependent Children; Chicanas
Note: Prepublication version appeared in July, 1978