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Wolf-Wendel, Lisa; Ward, Kelly; Twombly, Susan B. – Community College Review, 2007
This article explores the dynamics of how female faculty members at 2-year colleges balance the demands of their faculty jobs with motherhood. Results suggest that the community college appears to be a place that offers women the opportunity to balance their interests in teaching at the postsecondary level with the demands of having a family. This…
Descriptors: Females, Women Faculty, Community Colleges, College Faculty
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Smith, Amanda – Community College Review, 1975
Most high school girls are caught up in the Cinderella syndrome: they plan only for early marriage and lives as homemakers. This article recommends more realistic life-planning and outlines the advantages of careers in skilled trades for women: flexible hours, good pay, and high interest level. (DC)
Descriptors: Females, Homemakers, Mothers, Sex Differences
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Coccia, Elizabeth Ann – Community College Review, 1997
Describes a qualitative study examining the educational experiences of eight women mandated into college by the Job Opportunity and Basic Skills Program, a welfare-to-work initiative. Indicates that social service representatives fostered feelings of oppression in the women, whereas college personnel provided encouragement and positive guidance.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Colleges, Females, Mother Attitudes