ERIC Number: ED117348
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
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Emerging Woman: Career Analysis and Outlooks.
Osipow, Samuel H., Ed.
The volume, consisting of seven papers, provides some data-based inferences about how women choose and implement their careers, principal factors that influence the choice, and barriers that interfere with women's vocational potentialities. Chapter 1, Demographic and Social Factors in Women's Work Lives, and Chapter 2, Measuring the Vocational Interest of Women, are brief overviews of related research and problems. Chapter 3, Parental Influences on Women's Career Development, examines the influence of the mother's employment history as well as paternal identification and influence. Chapter 4, Individual Factors Related to Career Orientation in Women, explores ability and achievement, personality, self-concept and self-esteem, and relationship of values to career orientation. Chapter 5, Marriage and the Employment of Women, examines six variables: marital status, marital satisfaction, male attitudes, family size, influence of husband's income, and wife's educational level. Chapter 6, Sex Role Stereotypes and Career Versus Homemaking Orientations of Women, reflects how the socialization process of childrearing and educational practices tends to restrict women's behavioral choices. Chapter 7, Barriers to the Career Development of Women, discusses potential individual and social roadblocks resulting in underachievement, overcompensation, and exclusion. The concluding chapter by the editor summarizes changing attitudes, existing problems, and future implications. (EA)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Career Choice, Career Development, Demography, Employed Women, Females, Individual Characteristics, Literature Reviews, Marital Status, Parent Background, Sex Discrimination, Social Influences, State of the Art Reviews, Stereotypes, Vocational Interests
Charles E. Merrill Publishing Company, 1300 Alum Creek Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43216 ($9.95)
Publication Type: Books
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