ERIC Number: EJ513582
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Of Blue Collars and Ivory Towers: Women from Blue-Collar Backgrounds in Higher Education.
Miller, Darlene G.; Kastberg, Signe M.
Roeper Review, v18 n1 p27-33 Sep 1995
Interviews with six women from working class backgrounds, who had succeeded in higher education, identified common issues in growing up gifted and talented in the working class, the dearth of role models and mentors, the loss of connection with family and friends, and a sense of impostership. (DB)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue: Adult Women's Talent Development.