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From disadvantaged girls to successful women : education and women's resiliency

Author: Pamela LePage-Lees
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using interviews with 21 academically high-achieving women who were disadvantaged as children, this text explores styles of teaching and learning that can promote resiliency among women from  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
LePage-Lees, Pamela.
From disadvantaged girls to successful women.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1997
(OCoLC)644027623
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pamela LePage-Lees
ISBN: 0275957527 9780275957520
OCLC Number: 36566015
Description: 170 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Description of the Participants --
3. Personalities of Resilient Women --
4. Relationship with Disadvantage --
5. Teachers --
6. Mentors --
7. Positive Aspects of Schooling --
8. Negative Aspects of Schooling --
9. Achievement and Development Patterns --
10. Family and Community Influences --
11. Why Do Some Women Succeed? --
12. Transforming Education --
App. A. Demographics --
App. B. Data Collection Methods --
App. C. Research Tables --
App. D. Feedback Questionnaire and Participants' Comments.
Responsibility: Pamela LePage-Lees.
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