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A Woman Is Not Just a Female

Published 1973

by Beverly J. Hawkins

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A discussion of the need to realize, accept, and deal with the diversities between minority and nonminority women to ensure that the feminist movement does not follow the typical American pattern of oppressing ethnic minorities and exploiting the powerless in the quest for economic gains. The author contends that "... a woman is not just seen as a female in the labor market but as part of a specific racial group." Data are given illustrating the labor-market problems of ethnic minorities (women). There is a definite need for extensive research to provide a more accurate picture of the earning levels for males and females of both races with comparable age, education, and longevity in the labor market.

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