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Jongbloed, Janine – European Educational Research Journal, 2018
This study examines the impact of post-secondary education on the well-being of Europeans, comparing single-item hedonic and multi-dimensional eudaimonic models of well-being, operationalized as 'satisfaction with life' (SWL) and 'flourishing'. The results indicate that the impact of education varies significantly when well-being is defined from…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Well Being, Vocational Education, Comparative Analysis
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Callan, Victor J. – Journal of Marriage and the Family, 1986
Reports the results of an examination of the impact of a first child on three groups of women: voluntarily childless wives and single women wanting to remain childless; mothers of one child by choice and single women who want an only child; and two-child mothers and single women who want to have two children. (Author/BL)
Descriptors: Birth, Child Rearing, Family Relationship, Females
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Renn, Kristen A. – Review of Higher Education, 2017
Based on a qualitative, comparative, multiple case study of the contributions and status of 21st century women's colleges and universities, this article analyzes the topic of women's access to postsecondary education in ten nations. Despite decreasing numbers of women-only institutions in some regions (e.g., North America), the sector is growing…
Descriptors: Females, Womens Education, Access to Education, Higher Education
Kalleberg, Arne L.; Dunn, Michael – Center for Analysis of Postsecondary Education and Employment, 2014
The extent to which community college students experience labor market success depends on both the attributes of the individual students and the characteristics of the community colleges they attend. In this paper, we examine the impact of community college characteristics on the earnings of first-time college students who enrolled in the North…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, Labor Market, Institutional Characteristics
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Fowler, Robin R.; Su, Magel P. – IEEE Transactions on Education, 2018
Contribution: A conceptual model for task allocation among student teams in project-based learning (PBL) is proposed in this paper, along with a discussion on ways gender can affect teams' apportioning of roles in inequitable ways in STEM PBL. Background: Studies find that men and women report taking on different roles in PBL projects, and that…
Descriptors: Student Projects, Problem Based Learning, STEM Education, Gender Differences
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Loison, Anne; Paye, Simon; Schermann, Agnes; Bry, Clementine; Gaillard, Jean-Michel; Pelabon, Christophe; Bråthen, Kari-Anne – European Educational Research Journal, 2017
Gender-related inequalities in scientific careers are widespread, evidenced by the attrition of women along the different stages of the promotion ladder. We studied the interwoven personal and professional trajectories of researchers in ecology and compared these trajectories between France and Norway. Given their differing welfare state policies…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Foreign Countries, Age Differences, Science Careers
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Bitler, Marianne P.; Gelback, Jonah B.; Hoynes, Hilary W. – Journal of Human Resources, 2005
A study of the effect of state and federal welfare reforms over the period 1990-2000 on health insurance coverage and healthcare utilization by single women aged between 20-45 is presented. It is observed that Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Act of 1996 which replaced the Aid to Families with Dependent Children program of 1990s with…
Descriptors: Welfare Services, Health Insurance, Females, Health Services
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Mandara, Jelani; Rogers, Sheba Y.; Zinbarg, Richard E. – Journal of Marriage and Family, 2011
The relationship between family structure and marijuana use throughout adolescence was assessed among 1,069 African Americans from the NLSY. A model was also tested suggesting that the effects of family structure on marijuana use would be mediated by poverty, neighborhood quality, and adolescents' self-control. As most prior studies have found,…
Descriptors: African Americans, Marijuana, Prevention, Risk
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Siegwarth, Nicole; Larkin, Kevin T.; Kemmner, Christine – Psychological Record, 2012
Experimenter effects have long been hypothesized to influence participants' responses to mental stress testing. To explore the influence of experimenter warmth on responses to two mental stress tasks (mental arithmetic, mirror tracing), 32 young women participated in a single 45-min experimental session. Participants were randomized into warm…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Females, Emotional Response, Human Body
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Menevse, Aliye; Ablay, Muhammed Emin – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2019
This study aims to examine the attitudes of sports media employees and sports managers toward women's sports. The research universe includes the sports media employees in Istanbul and academicians in the field of sports while the research sample includes Skorer tv, Fanatik newspaper employees and academicians of Esenyurt University and Istanbul…
Descriptors: Mass Media, Females, Athletics, Employee Attitudes
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Karpiak, Christie P.; Buchanan, James P.; Hosey, Megan; Smith, Allison – Psychology of Women Quarterly, 2007
We conducted an archival study at a coeducational Catholic university to test the proposition that single-sex secondary education predicts lasting differences in college majors. Men from single-sex schools were more likely to both declare and graduate in gender-neutral majors than those from coeducational schools. Women from single-sex schools…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), High Schools, Gender Differences, Gender Issues
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Cerven, Christine – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2013
Drawing on a case study of 60 low-income single mothers in California, I present a grounded account of the barriers and supports single mothers encounter in their pursuit of postsecondary education (PSE) and detail what the women themselves attributed to their success. I highlight the role both significant others (peers, family, friends) and…
Descriptors: Low Income, One Parent Family, Mothers, Educational Attainment
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Mazerolle, Stephanie M.; Barrett, Jessica L. – Athletic Training Education Journal, 2018
Context: Women are largely underrepresented in science fields in academe, and most often issues with motherhood and career-life balancing are identified as reasons. In athletic training, career-life balancing has become the dominant factor in women leaving the field, as they feel they cannot fulfill the roles of mother, spouse, and athletic…
Descriptors: Females, Disproportionate Representation, Family Work Relationship, Athletics
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Lacey, Krim K.; Saunders, Daniel G.; Zhang, Lingling – Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2011
This study compares women of color and non-Hispanic White women regarding the influence of socioeconomic status, family investment, and psychological abuse on leaving a violent relationship. It was found that most women who left stayed away for less than a month. Women of color and non-Hispanic White women did not differ in their length or rate of…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Females, Whites, Family Violence
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Radey, Melissa; Cheatham, Leah P. – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2013
Approximately 17% of college students are single mothers, a growing and vulnerable subpopulation of women (Miller, Gault, & Thorman, 2011). Although postsecondary education promotes poverty exit, many single mothers--40% of whom live below the poverty line--lack the financial resources for attendance. The Free Application for Federal Student…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Student Financial Aid, Females, Eligibility
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