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Carvajal, Manuel J. – Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 2004
Using data developed for the U.S. District Court, this study compared the performance of Hispanic-owned firms and two groupings of non-Hispanic-owned firms in three South Florida markets: architecture (n= 176), structural engineering (n= 144), and civil engineering (n = 200). Within each market, firms?earnings are expressed as functions of…
Descriptors: Architecture, Classification, Civil Engineering, Engineering
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Zeligman, Melissa; Prescod, Diandra J.; Greene, Jennifer H. – Journal of Negro Education, 2015
Women of color are underrepresented in university settings, both as students and faculty, when compared to national representation within the population. A lack of representation results in fewer role models for women of color, as well as limited peer support from those with a shared experience. Experiences of racism and sexism also exist, further…
Descriptors: Doctoral Students, Females, Minority Group Students, Counselor Training
Fields, Lanny; Garruto, Michelle – Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 2009
A linked perceptual class consists of two distinct perceptual classes, A' and B', the members of which have become related to each other. For example, a linked perceptual class might be composed of many pictures of a woman (one perceptual class) and the sounds of that woman's voice (the other perceptual class). In this case, any sound of the…
Descriptors: Stimuli, Children, Perception, Correlation
Nieto-Gomez, Anna – 1974
Although the Spanish Speaking woman is usually considered to be outside the labor market, 36 percent of the 52 percent Spanish Speaking women were in the labor force in March 1972. These women suffer economic-sexist discrimination due to ascription of work according to sex and race by a racial-sexual hierarchy existing within the traditional…
Descriptors: Ancillary Services, Career Counseling, Curriculum Development, Data Collection
Strum, Philippa – Graduate Woman, 1981
Studies show that wage differentials between men and women are widening, especially when race is considered, and women are still underrepresented in some fields. It is suggested that affirmative action for women, especially in professional occupations, might have far-reaching positive results in sexual equality and community leadership. (MSE)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Employed Women, Employment Level, Employment Patterns
Divoky, Diane; Johnson, Shelia – Learning, 1972
This article presents both an affirmative and a negative answer to the question of sexism in education; a questionnaire is included. (BB)
Descriptors: Feminism, Sex Discrimination, Women Faculty
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Piomelli, Rosaria – Educational Horizons, 1975
Of a national membership of 24,000 in the American Institute of Architects (AIA), only 300 are women. Why are there so few women in architecture? Who are they? What kind of work do they do? The author, an architect and a woman, attempted to answer these questions. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Architects, Architecture, Bias, Employed Women
Hawkins, Beverly J. – 1973
The intent of this paper is to illustrate that within the feminist movement there are sub groups that have to be examined if the movement is to be successful. With the heightened consciousness of women across the nation and the increased competition for the scarce number of well-paying, meaningful jobs, it is important that minorities understand…
Descriptors: Activism, Civil Rights, Economic Opportunities, Employed Women
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Bowen, Lauren Marshall – College Composition and Communication, 2011
Through an eighty-one-year-old woman's literacy narrative, I argue that literacy researchers should pay greater attention to elder writers, readers, and learners. Particularly as notions of literacy shift in digital times, the perspective of a lifespan can reveal otherwise hidden complexities of literacy, including the motivational impact of…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Computer Literacy, Age Discrimination, Social Bias
Mandelbaum, Dorothy Rosenthal; And Others – 1977
Data on the progress of the woman M.D. from admission to medical school and through practice are presented in summaries of four papers on the topic. In "Women in Academic Medicine," Judith Braslow argues that the medical school interview is particularly difficult for women and that there is a need for greater representation of women on medical…
Descriptors: Admission (School), Educational Research, Females, Graduate Medical Education
Davidson, Marilyn J.; Cooper, Cary L. – 1992
This book highlights the major problems and stressors of being a woman in business and management and outlines some strategies that women managers can use to eliminate barriers and break through the glass ceiling. Chapter 1 provides an overview of women in management and business in the 1990s. Chapter 2 explores the nature of stress, costs of…
Descriptors: Career Ladders, Employment Level, Employment Opportunities, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
DeCrow, Karen – Law in American Society, 1974
The article discusses the laws governing the institution of marriage, and points out that these laws are not the same for females and males. Laws concerning divorce, alimony, custody of children, child support payments are discussed. The inequalities of the laws are pointed out. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Females, Feminism, Laws
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McCarthy, Martha M.; Webb, Lillian D. – NASSP Bulletin, 1977
Briefly reviews research data on female educational administrators and offers guidelines for women to follow in pursuing a career in educational administration. (JG)
Descriptors: Administrators, Educational Administration, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education
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Kruppa, Patricia S. – Social Science Quarterly, 1974
Argues the importance of a balanced view of the past in which male and female accomplishments are regarded as equally worthyof analysis and from which the cult of the great man and sagas of men-of-action are banished. (JH)
Descriptors: Feminism, Historical Criticism, Historiography, History
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Harrison, Linda – Science Teacher, 1975
Reports research project which reveals a male-dominance attitude in students toward material concerning early man. Recommendations are made to use language which encourages images of women instead of merely inferring their existence by the use of masculinely-oriented language. (BR)
Descriptors: Educational Research, Evolution, Females, Instructional Materials
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