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ERIC Number: ED127519
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Feb
Women at Work: Things are Looking Up.
Farmer, Helen S.; Backer, Thomas E.
This booklet provides information for girls and women in eight areas of career planning and information: (1) how to use the booklet; (2) new developments; (3) new opportunities; (4) new laws; (5) barriers; (6) some beliefs and the facts about them; (7) taking action; and (8) how to obtain more information on the subject of the book. Readers are instructed to scan sections which seem most related to their questions and needs, including the resource materials in each section. The third section discusses new career opportunities opening up for women. The fourth section presents information about laws relating to women, their education, and employment. The fifth section deals with barriers to employment such as marriage, family, and a long absence from the labor force. The sixth section deals with beliefs about working women and the findings of research on these beliefs. The seventh section provides information on planning for a career, attaining more education, and looking for a job. The last section is a listing of reference materials and organizational addresses dealing with women and careers. (HLM)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Human Interaction Research Inst., Los Angeles, CA.
Note: For related documents, see CG 010 747-750; Some pages may be marginally legible due to print quality of original