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Women's Bureau (DOL), Washington, DC. – 1983
This handbook on women workers, revised from the 1975 edition, provides current data related to worklife experiences of women and their economic and legal status, especially during the last half of the 1970s. In addition, historical data provide a perspective on trends in the labor force, experiences of women, and the effects of legislation on…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adults, Blacks, Civil Rights Legislation
Amodeo, Luiza B.; And Others – 1981
Rural Chicanas share values and problems with other rural women (conservative orientation toward sex roles and life styles, conflict between traditional demands of rural culture and pressure to enter the labor force), but with additional socio-linguistic barriers (limited English-speaking ability, few marketable job skills). Many Chicanas do not…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Educational Needs, Employment Patterns, Employment Qualifications
Association of American Colleges, Washington, DC. Project on the Status and Education of Women. – 1981
News items on the status and education of women are presented. Among the items pertaining to employment are the following: a survey of Harvard University graduates revealed that women had lower salaries and fewer professional responsibilities than the male graduates; and a Department of Labor report showed women college graduates are more likely…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, College Graduates, Comparative Analysis, Court Litigation
Kentucky Commission on Human Rights, Louisville. – 1978
Blacks' share of non-faculty jobs in Kentucky institutions of higher education is examined in this second in a two-part series on employment in the state university system. The first report in this series was entitled "State University Faculties Stuck on Tokenism in Kentucky." Sections examine: tokenism in non-faculty jobs at state…
Descriptors: Administrators, Affirmative Action, Black Employment, Blacks
This report reviews activities of a research project having the following objectives: (1) to design and conduct an appraisal of apprenticeship programs in Illinois, with special emphasis on the role of vocational education in the present system; and (2) to provide recommendations and alternatives for building a policy framework to guide vocational…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Agency Role, Annotated Bibliographies, Apprenticeships
Miller, Jill – 1978
This report reviews network project strategies to provide Navajo high school students with the choice of any regionally offered vocational education course. The first of six sections documents Navajo vocational education needs and cites problems in meeting these needs; for example, inadequate funding and poor interagency coordination. Section 2…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Agency Cooperation, Career Choice, Coordination
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Bunzel, John H. – Public Interest, 1988
Examines the negative effects of the affirmative action admissions program at the University of California Berkeley, and briefly discusses the qualifications of minority college bound students and minority recruitment in general. (FMW)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Admission Criteria, Affirmative Action, American Indians
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Commission on Civil Rights, Washington, DC. – 1977
This report evaluates the status of civil rights oversight and policymaking by the White House and Office of Management on Budget (OMB) during the Nixon-Ford administrations, from 1972 to 1976. The report documents the activities of the White House, OMB, the Federal Regional Councils, and the Federal Executive Boards. Housing, school…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Affirmative Action, American Indians, Asian Americans
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