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Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

1989

Women's Studies

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A Descriptive Study Of Sex-Trait Stereotypes Of Lay Church Members For Women Clergy, Loretta A. Mueller Jan 1989

A Descriptive Study Of Sex-Trait Stereotypes Of Lay Church Members For Women Clergy, Loretta A. Mueller

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The purpose of this study was to investigate the sex-trait stereotype church lay people had of women clergy. Two groups of lay people were studied, those who had and had not had a woman clergy as either pastor or assistant pastor of a church to which they belonged. Data was also obtained from women clergy.;Gough's Adjective Check List was used to determine a stereotype that the above described lay people had of women clergy. The goal was to determine if there were differences between lay men and women in the way they described women clergy and if there ...


Factors Affecting Persistence Of Re-Entry Women At An Urban State University, Carolyn Sheriff Mayfield Jan 1989

Factors Affecting Persistence Of Re-Entry Women At An Urban State University, Carolyn Sheriff Mayfield

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The purpose of this study was to investigate the factors that affect the persistence of re-entry women over age twenty-five at an urban state university using Vincent Tinto's academic-social fit theory of retention and persistence which posits that once this fit is achieved, persistence and retention will be positively affected.;The re-entry women's population at Urban State University, an historically black university, was studied. It was chosen because of its mission of serving special populations, its size, its historical prominence, and its location in an urban community.;Urban State University had an available pool of eighty-eight women over ...


Women, Work, And The Civil War: The Effect Of The Civil War On The Women Working In Richmond, Virginia, Between 1860 And 1870, Elizabeth Ann Holmes Jan 1989

Women, Work, And The Civil War: The Effect Of The Civil War On The Women Working In Richmond, Virginia, Between 1860 And 1870, Elizabeth Ann Holmes

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