Womanpower: A Statement, with Chapters by the Council Staff

Womanpower: A Statement, with Chapters by the Council Staff

Womanpower: A Statement, with Chapters by the Council Staff

Womanpower: A Statement, with Chapters by the Council Staff

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The National Manpower Council was established at Columbia University in the spring of 1951, under a grant from the Ford Foundation, to study significant manpower problems and to contribute to the improved development and utilization of the country's human resources. This volume, the Council's sixth publication, is designed to contribute to a fuller understanding of the nation's manpower resources by illuminating the present role of women in the working population.

The Council is fully aware that much additional research is required before a comprehensive grasp of the distinctive nature of the country's resources of womanpower can be assured. The Council recognizes, moreover, that the manpower considerations which defined the scope of this study also limited the attention which could be paid to many social aspects of women's employment outside the home. As in the case of its two preceding studies, A Policy for Scientific and Professional Manpower and A Policy for Skilled Manpower, the Council will hold a national conference, in the fall of 1957, in order to secure critical evaluations of the conclusions emerging from its womanpower study and to stimulate discussions of the issues with which it deals.

Without the generous assistance provided by many individuals and organizations, both private and governmental, the Council's task could not have been pressed to completion within a two-year period. It need hardly be added that those who assisted the . . .

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