ERIC Number: EJ480283
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Introductory Economics Textbooks and the Treatment of Issues Relating to Women and Minorities, 1984 and 1991.
Feiner, Susan F.
Journal of Economic Education, v24 n2 p145-62 Spr 1993
Reports on a study of introductory college economics textbooks on the quality and quantity of coverage of the economic status of women and minorities. Finds that textbooks still have a tendency to exclude women and minorities from the general discussion and disguise the multiplicity of explanations for observed differences. (CFR)
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Cultural Pluralism, Economics Education, Ethnic Bias, Ethnic Groups, Ethnic Stereotypes, Females, Higher Education, Males, Multicultural Education, Multicultural Textbooks, Sex Differences, Textbook Bias, Textbook Content, Textbook Evaluation
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Audience: Teachers; Researchers; Practitioners
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