Education: Studying the Sisterhood

The class that meets on Saturday mornings in an otherwise deserted hall on the San Diego State campus is no ordinary gathering. All but three of its 70 members are women, who range in age from 14 to 55. One student sits taking notes while she nurses her baby; others have left their children at the campus child-care center. More than one-third are nonstudents, taking the course for their own interest rather than for credit. They have all enrolled in this class on the Socialization Process of Women because they believe that there are...

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