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"Forsake the Self or Forsake the Law" : A Study of Women Lawyers and Subtle Gender Inequities in the Legal Profession
The author uses a survey of twelve women currently practicing law in the Midwest to explore three questions: why are women currently in this unequal position in the practice of law; what are the subtle ways women encounter ...
Empowerment of Impoverished Women Through Women-Run Organizations
Impoverishment and homelessness are rapidly growing problems for women in the United States. With both of these issues come stereotypes that prevent women from becoming economically mobile and independent. Much of the ...
The Growing Edge of Possibility : Genderqueer Identity and the Reconfiguration of Gender Recognition
Genderqueer identity, or gender identity that is not constructed in relation to the gender binary of woman and man, is becoming increasingly visible in the contemporary social sphere. Yet, due to the overwhelmingly pervasive ...
Gender, Visual-Motor Skill, Self-Regulation, and Letter Knowledge as Predictors of Preschoolers' Name-Writing Skills
Research has established emergent writing as an important tool for enhancing the skills necessary in the achievement of literacy proficiency. Thus, the identification of predictors of preschool writing is not only an ...