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ERIC Number: ED313679
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Dec
Pages: 37
Abstractor: N/A
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The Place of Career Women in the Basals.
Leondis, Mary T.
A study analyzed two basal reading series to determine if they depicted realistically the role of the career woman as she exists in society. A list of female careers in the 1989 editions of Houghton-Mifflin and McGraw Hill reading basals for grades 1 to 6 was compared to the career categories of the "United States Bureau of Census, Statistical Abstracts for 1989." Results indicated that: (1) eight of the 40 categories shown in the abstract were comparable; (2) 14 categories indicated a higher percentage in the basals; and (3) 18 categories show a lower percentage. Findings suggest that these basals do not realistically represent women in the contemporary work force. (Four tables of data are included and 30 references are attached.) (RS)
Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses - Masters Theses; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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