Vocational Guidance for Girls eBook

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SUGGESTED READINGS

GENERAL BOOKS WHICH INTRODUCE THE READER TO THE LARGER PHASES OF THE WOMAN MOVEMENT

BRUERE, MARTHA B. and ROBERT W. Increasing Home Efficiency.  New
York:  Macmillan.

COLQUHOUN, MRS. A. The Vocations of Woman.  New York:  Macmillan.

GILMAN, CHARLOTTE PERKINS. Women and Economics.  Boston:  Small,
Maynard & Co.

KEY, ELLEN. Love and Marriage.  New York:  Putnam.

SCHREINER, OLIVE. Woman and Labor.  New York:  Frederick A. Stokes Co.

SPENCER, ANNA GARLIN. The Challenge of Womanhood.

TARBELL, IDA M. The Business of Being a Woman.  New York:  Macmillan.

Some of these books are conservative, others very radical.  They are recommended, not because the writer agrees with them, but because every mother and teacher who acts as a vocational counselor should know both conservative and radical points of view.

MORE DISTINCTLY VOCATIONAL BOOKS

BLOOMFIELD, MEYER. Readings in Vocational Guidance.  Boston:  Ginn &
Co.

The following articles in this book are especially recommended: 

  “The Value, during Education, of the Life-Career Motive.”  By
     CHARLES W. ELIOT.

  “Selecting Young Men for Particular Jobs.”  By HERMAN SCHNEIDER.

  “The Permanence of Interests and Their Relation to Abilities.”  By
     EDWARD L. THORNDIKE.

  “Survey of Occupations Open to the Girl of Fourteen to Sixteen
     Years of Age.”  By HARRIET HAZEN DODGE.

BREWER, J.M. Vocational-Guidance Movement.  New York:  Macmillan.

BREWSTER, EDWIN T. Vocational Guidance for the Professions. Chicago:  Rand McNally & Co.

BUREAU OF EDUCATION, Washington, D.C.

    Bulletin 1913, No. 17. “A Trade School for Girls.”
    Bulletin 1914, No. 4. “The School and a Start in Life.”
    Bulletin 1914, No. 14. “Vocational Guidance Association.” 
      Papers presented at the organization meeting, October, 1913.

    Annual Reports of the Commissioner of Education: 
      1911, chapter viii, “A School for Homemakers.”
      1914, chapter xiii, “Education for the Home.”
      1915, chapter xii, “Home Economics.”
      1915, chapter xiv, “Home Education.”
      1916, chapter xvii, “Education in the Home.”

BUTLER, ELIZABETH BEARDSLEY. Women and the Trades. New York:  Charities Publication Committee.

——. Saleswomen in Mercantile Stores. New York:  Survey Associates.

DAVIS, JESSE BUTTRICK. Vocational and Moral Guidance. Boston:  Ginn & Co.

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND LABOR, Washington, D.C.: 

    Twenty-fifth Annual Report of the Commissioner of Labor.

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