A study of college women's attitudes toward the feminine role

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Dorinda Duncan Trader (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/
Advisor
Richard Klemer

Abstract: With the recent revival of women's liberation movements, woman's place in American society and the "role" she should play are subjects of considerable debate and discussion. American culture has undergone rapid technological and social change during the twentieth century, and women's roles have been affected by the change. Komarovsky (1950) believed that women have become a "social problem" because technological and social changes since the Industrial Revolution have upset the old equilibrium without as yet replacing it with another. This situation results in contradictory practices and beliefs with some old attitudes persisting in the face of new realities which have long since rendered such practices, beliefs, and attitudes meaningless.

Additional Information

Publication
Dissertation
Language: English
Date: 1972
Subjects
Women college students $x Attitudes
Femininity $x Public opinion
Women $x Socialization
Sex role $x Public opinion

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