ERIC Number: EJ294242
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
The Impact of the "Cult of True Womanhood" on the Education of Black Women.
Perkins, Linda M.
Journal of Social Issues, v39 n3 p17-28 1983
Compares purposes and functions of the education of White and Black women in the 19th century. Shows how for Black women, education served as an avenue for the improvement of their race. Considers economic, political, and social conditions influencing attitudes about the education of Black women. (Author/ML)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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