ERIC Number: ED243729
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
The Women's Yellow Pages: Original Sourcebook for Women. West Virginia Edition.
Daugherty, Mary Lee, Comp.; Hendricks, Susan, Ed.
Articles and resources of interest to West Virginia women are presented in this 10-part sourcebook. Part 1 focuses on work and includes articles describing the state job outlook, job hunting, sex discrimination, and union organization. Part 2, on learning, covers college and high school equivalency programs, financial aid, and women's studies. Part 3, on nutrition, contains readings on West Virginia diet, nutrition resources, food hazards, and the nutritional needs for different age groups. Health issues are addressed in parts 4 and 5. Topics covered are doctors, patients' rights, therapy, alcoholism, female diseases, birth control, pregnancy, and childbirth. Listings of community health, health advocacy, and mental health resources are provided. Readings in parts 6 and 7 concern children's health and education. Part 8, consumer awareness, contains articles on fraud, credit, wills, taxes, and savings. Part 9, the law, examines marriage, divorce, and sexual assault and lists resources for dealing with these issues. A final section focuses on politics. An evaluation form and index conclude the volume. (LP)
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Birth, Childhood Needs, Community Services, Consumer Education, Contraception, Credit (Finance), Divorce, Educational Resources, Employment, Females, Feminism, Financial Services, Fraud, High School Equivalency Programs, Individual Needs, Investment, Laws, Marriage, Nutrition, Political Issues, Pregnancy, Resource Materials, Services, Sex Discrimination, Sexual Abuse, State Programs, Taxes, Therapy, Unions, Womens Education, Womens Studies
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: ACTION, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Morris Harvey Coll. of Arts and Sciences, Charleston, WV.
Identifiers: West Virginia
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