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ERIC Number: EJ554853
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0361-6843
Struggling with a Nontraditional Past. Academically Successful Women from Disadvantaged Backgrounds Discuss Their Relationship with "Disadvantage."
LePage-Lees, Pamela
Psychology of Women Quarterly, v21 n3 p365-85 1997
Reports findings of a qualitative study of the educational experiences of 21 women who were academic high achievers who were disadvantaged as children. Most participants believed one reason they were successful is that they did not reveal their backgrounds to educators. The participants' relationship to the concept of disadvantage is explored. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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