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Wong, Vivian Wu – Independent School, 2011
As a history teacher and advocate for Asian and American students, the author is concerned about what appears to be waning interest in the study of multicultural education and racial politics. In particular, as independent schools become more diverse, as international Asian student populations continue to grow, and as people become increasingly…
Descriptors: Ethnic Studies, United States History, Race, Private Schools
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Nichols, Jeananne – Music Educators Journal, 2015
This narrative describes two United States Air Force bandswomen whose combined careers span the past sixty years. Cornetist Martha (Martye) Jean Awkerman joined the U.S. Women in the Air Force (WAF) Band in 1955. She served the WAF band as cornet soloist and principal trumpet until the band was disbanded in 1961. In 1983, tubist Jan Duga joined…
Descriptors: Females, Social Structure, Military Personnel, Musicians
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Achinewhu-Nworgu, Elizabeth; Nworgu, Queen Chioma; Babalola, Shade; Achinewhu, Chinuru Chituru; Dikeh, Charles Nna – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2014
This paper will aim to investigate into women's rights pertaining to land in Africa particularly as the case may be envisaged in the Nigerian cultural and legal system. Research has shown that many African women such as in Nigeria are left impoverished once their husbands die or they divorce in West Africa as the land automatically becomes the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Civil Rights, Females, Land Use
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Mink, Patsy T. – J-NAWDAC, 1973
In this presentation to the annual conventions of the NAWDAC and the ACPA (Cleveland 1973) the author, a Congresswoman from Hawaii, deplores the practice of some counselors of directing women students into traditional women's courses. She urges college counselors and personnel workers to join in the struggle to achieve equal educational and…
Descriptors: Civil Rights Legislation, Counseling, Employed Women, Equal Education
Sinowitz, Betty E. – Today's Education, 1974
Descriptors: Bias, Civil Rights, College Faculty, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
Davidson, Cathy N. – Liberal Education, 2019
Higher education is receiving a lot of negative attention right now. Yet the supposedly negative view of higher education is not borne out by the statistics. Cathy Davidson believes that higher education remains important to the public good, however, she maintains that it is also in need of reformation. Because post secondary education is vital,…
Descriptors: Liberal Arts, Race, Gender Differences, Ethnicity
Jackson, Leah Witcher – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2009
An extensive body of research indicates a significant correlation between gender equality and the level of economic and social development of a country. Gender inequities have been found to influence the way members of the family spend their time and resources. Evidence suggests that women with more control over resources will spend more money on…
Descriptors: Sex Fairness, Correlation, Economic Progress, Females
Katz, William Loren – Freedomways, 1976
Asserts that the struggle against Black bondage in America opened a forum for women to address the linked issues of racial and sex equality and help liberate their nation from slavery. (Author/JM)
Descriptors: Activism, Black History, Civil Rights, Feminism
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Jacobsen, Margaret – OAH Magazine of History, 1988
Presents a lesson in which students use primary sources to learn about the organizing strategies used in the fight for women's suffrage. These sources will provide insights into the past and help students develop appreciation for the hardships suffragists endured. Includes objectives, procedures, and suggestions for activities. (LS)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Constitutional Law, Feminism, History Instruction
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Minnigerode, Fred A. – Journal of Homosexuality, 1977
Early data suggest that homosexuals are becoming more aware of their civil rights and more willing to fight for them. Men and women no longer have to repent for their homosexual feelings and behavior. Presented at the 1976 American Psychological Association Convention, Washington, D.C. (Author)
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Homosexuality, Interviews, Research Projects
Katz, William Loren – 1976
The coalition of women has roots that reach back through more than a century of American history. In the decades before the Civil War, women spoke out against men on the issue of slavery, and this served a new breed of brilliant and aggressive women who found themselves talking about female as well as black rights and who recognized that white…
Descriptors: American History, Black Culture, Black History, Black Influences
Soenksen, Roger A. – 1987
During 1986, a movement against the production and sale of pornography brought together two extremely different factions--radical feminists and evangelical church groups. The two groups' reasons for attacking pornography and their tactics in attempting to halt its production and distribution differ significantly. Feminists have argued that…
Descriptors: Christianity, Civil Rights, Civil Rights Legislation, Conservatism
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Moulton, Ruth – Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1979
A woman psychiatrist points out the internal psychological challenges that threaten to undermine a woman's effectiveness to fight for her rights because of inner fears of which she may not be aware. Four intrapsychic conflicts of women scientists are discussed, described briefly, and illustrated by specific case examples. (Author/MK)
Descriptors: Conflict, Employed Women, Fear, Females
Martin, Jane – Institute of Education - London, 2010
This lecture will revisit nineteenth and twentieth century education policy and politics in the light of the experiences and struggles of a (nowadays) virtually unknown educator activist. Beautiful, tireless, courageous and principled, socialist school teacher Mary Bridges Adams (1855-1939) gave up her life for the Cause. Encouraged by William…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Policy, Politics of Education, Activism
Vinding, Diana, Ed. – 1998
This document contains 29 articles on the problems of indigenous women in a rapidly changing world, their unequal access to knowledge and resources, and their efforts to take an active role in solving those problems. The articles are arranged into nine chapters: Keeping Traditions Alive; Changing Gender Roles; The Struggle for Self-Determination…
Descriptors: Activism, American Indians, Canada Natives, Civil Liberties
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