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ERIC Number: EJ170819
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1977
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Value Stretch in Definitions of Career Among College Women: Horatia Alger as Feminist Model
Cummings, Laurie Davidson
Social Problems, 25, 1, 65-74, Oct 77
The value stretch perspective posits a core of societal values. It recognizes that certain groups believe they can't achieve valued goals, but see a range of outcomes as acceptable. The author utilizes this perspective to examine college women's attitudes toward their futures. She relates findings to individuals' identification with the feminist movement. (GC)
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