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ERIC Number: ED173558
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Mar
Pages: 36
Abstractor: N/A
Eliminating Sex-Role Stereotyping in Vocational Education: A National and State Perspective.
Atkinson, Karla
This report explores sex role stereotyping and sex bias in national and state (Michigan) secondary vocational education program from several perspectives. Section I states the problem and gives the purpose of the report. Section II reviews the sources of sex role stereotyping in the legal, social, and cultural environments. Sections III and IV examine sex bias and role socialization in vocational education from a national and state perspective. Section V compares enrollment patterns in Michigan and in the nation. Section VI explores the effects of sex role stereotyping in vocational education programming on the national and state labor markets. Section VII defines the relationship of economic stability to vocational preparation. The report concludes with a series of suggested planning directives to eliminate sex role stereotyping in vocational education in Michigan. An appendix presents brief descriptions of state and federal legislation to prohibit sex discrimination. Tables of statistical data appear throughout the report. (Author/LMS)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Michigan State Dept. of Education, Lansing. Vocational-Technical Education Service.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Michigan