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ERIC Number: ED432688
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Jun
Pages: 402
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-878428-46-2
ISSN: ISSN-1047-0816
Women's Progress: Perspectives on the Past, Blueprint for the Future. Conference Proceedings. Women's Policy Research Conference (5th, Washington, D.C., June 12-13, 1998).
Institute for Women's Policy Research, Washington, DC.; George Washington Univ., Washington, DC.
This book contains 78 of the approximately 100 conference papers presented, in 6 categories: democracy and society, employment and earnings, family and work, poverty and income, health and well being, and miscellaneous, as well as 7 poster session presentations. Representative papers include the following: "Women's Business Ownership: A Strategy for Shattering the Glass Ceiling" (Jennifer Allyn); "Race, Ethnic and Skill-Based Inequalities in Women's Employment and Wages" (Mary Corcoran, Colleen M. Heflin); "The Big Game: Implementation of Title IX's Athletic Provisions" (Katherine Levy); "The Impact of Proposition 209 on Education, Employment and Contracting Opportunities for Women in California" (Beth H. Parker); "Single-Sex Education: What Does the Research Say?" (Pamela Haag);"Inequality and the Family and Medical Leave Act: Race, Gender, and Leaves from Work" (Naomi Gerstel, Katherine McGonagle); "Public Child Care, Parental Leave, and Employment: A Cross-National Study" (Marcia K. Meyers, Janet C. Gornick, Katherin E. Ross); "Employed Mothers and Fathers in the United States: Understanding How Work and Family Life Fit Together" (Ellen Galinsky, Jennifer E. Swanberg); "Welfare Reform, Care-Taking and Self-Sufficiency: The View from Iowa Women's Lives" (Jacquelyn Litt); "Remembering the Past, Anticipating the Future: A Study of Single African American Mothers Who Are Former Welfare Recipients" (Shelly Hentz Williams); "Parents as Scholars: A Model Higher Education Program for Low-Income Women in the New Welfare Landscape" (Luisa S. Deprez, Christine Hastedt, Mary T. Henderson); "Out of Poverty: What Do Education and Training or a Labor Force Attachment Model Offer Low-Income Women in Connecticut?" (Marcia Bok, Nancy Churchill, Louise Simmons); "Moving Families from Welfare to Work: San Francisco TANF [Temporary Assistance for Needy Families] Recipients and Federal Welfare Reform" (Ruth Botstein, Stacey Leyton); "Paths to Employment: The Role of Social Networks in the Job Search for African American Women on Welfare in San Francisco" (Karen Chapple); "Barriers in the Transition from Welfare to Paid Work: The Intersection of Gender and Race" (Irene Browne, Ivy Kennelly); "Getting Jobs, Keeping Jobs, and Earning a Living Wage: Can Welfare Reform Work?" (Ariel Kalil); "An Examination of the Effects of Welfare Participation on Women's Wages" (Yin-Fang Lin). (KC)
Institute for Women's Policy Research, 1400 20th Street, NW, Suite 104, Washington, DC 20036; Tel: 202-785-5100; Fax: 202-833-4362; Web site: http://www.iwpr.org ($35).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Institute for Women's Policy Research, Washington, DC.; George Washington Univ., Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: Canada; Russia