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The implications from this examine lend powerful aid to the view that sex-role generalizations exist in business expertise. The profiles generated via this learn put ladies in a nurturing function and males in an assertive position. the consequences indicated that the profile of guys mostly is considerably extra just like the profile of a profitable ITECH school member.

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She finally landed what as a child I considered an excellent position: the sales clerk in the Kmart pet section. Kmart, that large department store where inexpensive ‘brand’ name clothing and greasy french fries could be purchased under the same roof. Unfortunately it paid little and she had to keep looking for a second job. In the meantime she had had to go to the welfare offices to ask for AFDC: the US financial social service of Aid to Families with Dependent Children. It was destined to be a disaster as all experiences with American bureaucracy were for her.

6, No. 2:126–45. 32 FEMINIST REVIEW NO 54, AUTUMN 1996 HARRIS, Thomas Allen (1995) ‘Vintage: families of value’, film 16mm, 72 minutes, USA, call 619 534 1307 for information. HOLLIBAUGH, Amber (1984) ‘Desire for the future: radical hope in passion and pleasure’ in Vance, Carole S. (1989) editor, Pleasure and Danger: Exploring Female Sexuality London: Pandora Press. hooks, bell (1989) ‘Feminism: a transformational politic’ in Talking Black: Thinking Feminist, Thinking Black Boston: South End Press.

Pinker (1985:75) takes ‘as a rough index of normality an evident ability [of a family] to manage its own affairs and to discharge its responsibilities to dependent members within the terms of its own resources’. It would seem, therefore, that provided a family (whatever its form) manages its own affairs then it will be considered ‘normal’ for policy purposes. However, an examination of policy and practice reveals this not to be the case and it is often not enough that families can manage their own affairs.

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