ERIC Number: EJ651515
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Educational Experiences and Transitions of Reentry College Women: Special Considerations for African American Female Students.
Thomas, Veronica G.
Journal of Negro Education, v70 n3 p139-55 Sum 2001
Examined motivators, obstacles, and support systems of reentry college women, particularly African American women. Student surveys indicated that respondents were motivated and excited about college reentry, generally reporting increased self-confidence since returning to school but identifying role overload and role conflict as major obstacles. Barriers for African American women included financial constraints, inadequate support, and institutionalized racism and sexism. (SM)
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