ERIC Number: ED097245
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Woman's Changing Place: A Look at Sexism. Public Affairs Pamphlet Number 509.
This Public Affairs Pamphlet reviews how early childhood conditioning, education, religion, sports, business and finance, and mass media limit women's development and opportunities and, further, how women are working to effect change in their own lives and in society. The following are briefly discussed: (1) efforts being made by child care centers and schools to break down artificial sex barriers; (2) reports issued by the National Organization for Women on sex bias in public schools; (3) stereotyping in textbooks and toys; (4) how women react to success; (5) equal opportunities and pay for women; (6) the plight of the minority woman; (7) how aging effects women; (8) the role played by mass-media in shaping woman's image; (9) women in competetive sports; (10) sexism in religion; and (11) men's liberation. A bibliography of books for further study is included. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Change, Elementary Education, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Feminism, Mass Media, Minority Groups, Religion, Secondary Education, Sex Discrimination, Sex Stereotypes, Textbook Evaluation, Toys, Womens Studies
Public Affairs Pamphlets, 381 Park Ave. South, New York, New York, 10016 (1-3 copies, $0.35 each; quantity discounts)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Public Affairs Committee, Inc., New York, NY.