ERIC Number: ED049486
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Apr-5
Reference Count: 0
[On the Position of Women in Society.]
Lantz, Joanne B.
This paper discusses discrimination against women in our society. Statements and sayings from all over the world which reflect historical discriminatory attitudes towards women are quoted and it is evident that such attitudes are still prevalent in contemporary times. Despite federal legislation and state laws banning sex discrimination, the need to improve women's relative position in the economy is still urgent. It is claimed that occupationally women are more disadvantaged today in comparison to men than they were thirty years ago. Consequently there is a strong need to grant women equal opportunity in terms of job training, educational programs, occupational entrance, advancement, and salary. It is not suggested that all women should work or that all women should be professionals but that each person should have the right to choose what they will or will not do with their lives. (RSM)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Personnel and Guidance Association, Washington, DC.
Note: Paper presented at the American Personnel and Guidance Association Convention in Atlantic City, New Jersey, April 4-8, 1971