Part 3 of KPFA's presentation of the University of California's Medical Center Conference "The Challenge to Women: the Biological Avalanche" held in San Francisco this year. This is Part 1 of "The Enduring and Ephemeral in Women's Life." In this recording Mirra Komarovsky, Ph.D (1906-1999), Professor of Sociology, Barnard College, New York, NY gives a talk entitled "Social Role and the Search for Identity".
Notes on label: "Unnecessary problems which persist because we can't cope with social changes. History of women 1890 to present (history with work, children, etc.). Revolution in family cycle. Search for new self at middle age. New adaptations."
This recording has been digitally preserved as part of Pacifica's American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 grant preservation project, and is available for research and reference . Please contact the archives via telephone: 818-506-1077 or email: americanwomen at pacificaradioarchives dot org for information on how to obtain a copy of this program. Thank you.