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Crabbe, John K.; Crabbe, Katharyn F. – The English Record, 1978
The articles in this journal reflect the change that has taken place in the study of women's literature and language: women writers are now judged on their own merits, rather than by comparison to men writers. Included are the following: "A Feminist Perspective in the Classroom," a discussion of the ways in which a feminist perspective has…
Descriptors: Authors, Creative Writing, Females, Feminism
Britton, Gwyneth; Lumpkin, Margaret – 1977
Containing quantitative analyses of 49 reading, literature, and social studies series, this resource guide is intended for use by parents and educators who are concerned with sex, race, and career role bias in elementary school textbooks. The eight chapters of the guide include the following: charts of major character role and career role…
Descriptors: Aspiration, Career Awareness, Child Role, Elementary Education
Kofke, Crystal L. – 1978
Prepared for those interested in providing nonsexist education, this guide offers information pertaining to sexism in textbooks and educational materials. Parts one and two contain a discussion of ways to identify forms of bias and provide guidelines for eliminating sex bias and for analyzing content and language usage in educational materials.…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Females, Guidelines
Lobban, Glenys – Forum for the Discussion of New Trends in Education, 1974
Author contended that no broad-ranging study of the way sex-roles are presented in British reading schemes exists. In this article he described a preliminary study on sex-role content in readers in order to remedy this lack of information. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Childhood Attitudes, Children, Educational Policy, Females
Britton, Gwyneth E. – 1974
The purpose of this study was to provide documentation of facts regarding the issues of representation, sexism, and stereotyping of racial ethnic minorities in twenty different reading series. There were 5,242 stories analyzed from 244 different reading texts. Major character representation for racial/ethnic minorities showed 698 stories. The…
Descriptors: Basic Reading, Females, Instructional Materials, Males
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Stevens, Carolyn – Feminist Teacher, 1993
Maintains that information on the history of women and work has expanded dramatically since 1973. Provides an extensive bibliography organized in 30 themes appropriate for classroom use. Also presents an annotated bibliography of scholarly articles on women and work. (CFR)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Blacks, Careers, Elementary Secondary Education
O'Donnell, Holly Smith – Elementary English, 1973
Presents information on documents in the ERIC system concerning sexism in the language of children's reading materials. (RB)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Books, Childrens Literature, Educational Resources
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Britton, Gwyneth E. – Journal of Reading, 1973
Sixteen reading series are analyzed for sexual stereotyping, citing the limited career roles depicted and the dearth of reading materials provided for females. (RB)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Elementary Education, Females, Reading Materials
Eaton, Cynthia; Jacobs, Carol – American Education, 1973
Article discusses the organization, Women on Words and Images, which set out to influence publishers to find a reading study series that did not inhibit the development of children by depicting males and females as being capable of performing only in roles narrowed according to their sex. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Child Development, Females, Publishing Industry
Michigan Women's Commission, Lansing. – 1973
Serving as the basis for the first administrative complaint alleging sex discrimination in textbooks to be filed under federal law, the findings presented in this report are based on an analysis, made by parents and citizens in a midwestern city, of 12 texts in the elementary reading program of a major publisher. Generally, the findings are stated…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Females, Males, Reading Material Selection
Crowe-Carraco, Carol – 1989
This book, printed for new adult readers, is a series of nine brief biographies of famous Kentucky women. The book is printed in large easy-to-read type at an intermediate reading level. The material focuses on Kentucky women who lived during the 19th and early 20th centuries. The subjects include the following: Jenny Wiley (1760-1831), a pioneer…
Descriptors: Biographies, Females, History, Literacy
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Alonso, Harriet Hyman – OAH Magazine of History, 1994
Asserts that the role of women, peace, and nonviolence have been ignored in U.S. history textbooks. Traces the history of the women's rights movement through U.S. history and emphasizes the links with the peace movement. Includes an annotated bibliography of 13 items for teachers and students. (CFR)
Descriptors: Activism, American Indians, Civil Rights, Civil War (United States)
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Crocco, Margaret Smith – Social Education, 1995
Maintains that the inclusion of scholarship about women's history has not proceeded as vigorously in secondary schools as in colleges. Asserts that resources to incorporate women's history into high school curriculum are widely available. Identifies books by Anzia Yezierska and Charlotte Perkins Gilman. (CFR)
Descriptors: Content Area Reading, Curriculum Development, Females, History Instruction
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Deliyanni-Kouimtzi, Kiki – Gender and Education, 1992
Evaluates the Greek governments' gender equality educational policy; new reading books that the Greek government presented in 1983 as solving previously reading books' sexism; and views of the educational establishment, women's organizations, and teachers concerning old and new books and new books' efficacy in light of textual analyses. (RLC)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Educational Change, Educational Policy, Elementary Education