ERIC Number: ED117395
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
Career Development of Women.
Gorman, Anna M., Ed.; Vetter, Louise, Ed.
The five major papers whose full texts are included address themselves to various topics that can influence the lives of women in their career choices and advancement. Federal Legislation: Impact on Women's Careers, Mary Allen Jolley, discusses sex discrimination, legal gains made over the past 10 years, sex role stereotyping, and vocational education. Management Factors Affecting Women's Career Development: The Myth of Shared Roles, Francille M. Firebaugh, presents statistics regarding women's career patterns and home responsibilities. Stereotyping of Career Development Opportunities: High School Students, Louis Vetter, discusses reasons why professional educators, counselors, and researchers should be seriously concerned with continuing sex role work stereotyping at the high school level. Stereotyping of Career Development Opportunities: Professional Women, Mary Bach Kievit, discusses where women are as professionals, reasons for their present conditions, and what the trends are. Second Sex Syndrome: Culturally Ascribed Roles, Carol A. Fought, presents societal reflections of women in terms of intelligence, inferiority, passivity, dependency, physical beauty, emotionality, and destiny, and examines career education. References accompany each paper. A bibliography of items related to women's career development is included, together with a list of relevant center publications. (LH)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center for Vocational and Technical Education.
Note: Papers presented as part of the commemoration of the tenth anniversary of the founding of the Center for Vocational Education