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ERIC Number: EJ247899
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1981-May
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-4391
My Daughter Wants to Be a Nurse: Occupational Stereotyping in Health Textbooks.
Holcomb, Carol Ann
Journal of School Health, v51 n5 p336-340 May 1981
An evaluation of the illustrations in elementary and secondary education textbooks reveals that: (1) Males dominate occupations illustrated in contemporary health textbooks; and (2) females are generally portrayed as assistants (nurses, technicians, dental hygienists) to males in higher-level roles or in occupations with low levels of power, prestige, and money. (CJ)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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