Title

Adolescent Attitudes Toward the Employment of Women

Date of Award:

1966

Document Type:

Thesis

Degree Name:

Master of Science (MS)

Department:

Family, Consumer, and Human Development

Department name when degree awarded

Child Development

Advisor/Chair:

Don C. Carter

Abstract

The past twenty-five years has brought about a substantial increase in the number of American women participating in the labor force. In 1940, approximately 12.8 million women were involved in employment outside the home; this was 25 percent of the total female population 14 years of age and over. By 1964, the number of employed women had doubled; there were then 25.8 million women workers. Out-of-the-home employment was actively engaging 37 percent of American women (7, p. 301). However, not only has there been an increase in the number of workers; there are also changes in the percent of women involved, the number of years a woman spends in active participation in the labor force, and in the work cycle of employed women.

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