ERIC Number: ED223862
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Women: A Developmental Perspective. Proceedings of a Research Conference Sponsored by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development in Cooperation with the National Institute of Mental Health and the National Institute on Aging (Bethesda, Maryland, November 20-21, 1980).
Berman, Phyllis W., Ed.; Ramey, Estelle R., Ed.
These proceedings consist of 26 papers delivered at a conference devoted to research on the health and development of women. The focus of the conference was on women's health concerns, female development from infancy to womanhood, women and work, reproduction and giving birth, women and the family, sexuality, and the middle and later years. Included among the papers presented are the following: "The Natural Capacity for Health in Women," by Estelle R. Ramey; "Women's Social Roles and Health," by Lois M. Verbrugge; "Psychological Development of Female Children and Adolescents," by Jeanne H. Block; "Socialization of Black Female Children," by Pamela T. Reid; "On the Distinction between Sex-Role Attitudes and Sex-Linked Traits and Their Stability," by Robert L. Helmreich; "Women in the Labor Force," by Carmen R. Maymi; "Working Women and Child Care," by Harriet B. Presser; "Pregnancy Outcome, Neonatal Mortality," by Joan E. Hodgman; "The Women's Movement as Catalyst for Change in Obstetrical Care Service," by Carolyn Ferris; "Social Change and Its Effect on Parents and Children: Limitations to Knowledge," by Lois W. Hoffman; "Research on Adult Female Sexuality: The Next Decade," by Pepper Schwartz; and "Implications for the Middle and Later Years," by Matilda White Riley. (MN)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inst. of Child Health and Human Development (NIH), Bethesda, MD.