ERIC Number: EJ617312
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Hispanic American and African American Women Scholars.
Louque, Angela; Garcia, Helen M.
Race, Gender & Class in Education, v7 n3 p35-57 2000
Examined the factors that contributed to the attainment of the Ph.D. degree by 15 Hispanic American and 5 African American women. Family background and grade performance emerged as crucial to academic achievement, and four categories of noncognitive variables, including understanding and dealing with racism and sexism, were associated with achievement. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Blacks, Doctoral Degrees, Educational Attainment, Females, Hispanic Americans, Minority Groups, Performance Factors, Student Characteristics
Department of Social Science, Southern University at New Orleans, 6400 Press Drive, New Orleans, LA 70126. Tel: 504-286-5232; Fax: 504-280-6302; Web site: www.suno.edu/sunorgc.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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