A survey of scholarly and popular contemporary literature
reveals two persisting stereotypes regarding the
nature of women.
First is the theory that woman is inferior to man
and that since she is the "negative" of man's masculine
nature, she cannot develop her humanity to the fullest
extent without fusion with...
The major purpose of this exploratory study was to
develop an explanatory model of self-esteem and to interpret
the model using the Social Exchange framework. To
this end, a main effects and an interaction model emerged
which offer promise toward understanding the components of
self-esteem. This study examined 325 individual...
This study examined job satisfaction levels between employed
single women and employed married women. The specific objectives of
the study were: (1) to investigate differences in the level of job
satisfaction between employed single women and employed married
women- (2) to investigate the factors whicn influence the level of
Being old and female in America often means being alone and poor. To offset this outcome financial preparation for retirement should begin in the pre-retirement years. The purpose of this exploratory study was to assess the financial preparedness of mature, single women as they approach retirement by examining the relationships...
The initial research question for this study asked whether single women were having their employment needs met by the union in a university setting. Twelve single women who were members of a union at a university participated in semi-structured interviews about their experiences with the union. To the surprise of...
This qualitative study used interview transcripts to find clues to attrition from a
longitudinal study among nonpartnered, rurally-located, poor mothers, a
generally vulnerable population with characteristics commonly associated with
attrition (low-income, low levels of educational attainment, and rural location).
Drawing on Rural Families Speak data, the author used the number...