ERIC Number: ED198240
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Symposium on the Socialization of Black Women. (Houston, Texas, September 20-21, 1979).
National Advisory Council on Women's Educational Programs, Washington, DC.; Texas Southern Univ., Houston.
The purpose of the Black Women's Symposium was to provide information to the National Advisory Council on Women's Educational Programs to assist in the formulation of policy and legislative recommendations concerning the achievement of educational equity for black women and girls. The Symposium attempted to explore the impact of socialization on the development and achievements of black women and girls; to identify characteristics associated with success in education, business, and politics; and to develop recommendations for strengthening the socialization process through better educational experiences. This report includes the research presentations submitted at the Symposium. Five presentations were made: (1) Black Women in Non-Traditional Careers, (2) Political and Economic Roles of Academic Black Women, (3) Political Socialization of Black Women State Legislators, (4) Socialization Patterns and Characteristics Associated with Success, and (5) Young Black Girls: The Separate Worlds of Families and Schools. Also included in the report are the Council's findings and recommendations and reviews of the Symposium program and participants. (MK)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Advisory Council on Women's Educational Programs, Washington, DC.; Texas Southern Univ., Houston.
Note: Names and addresses of symposium participants have been deleted in order to protect their privacy.