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This handbook of collected papers is intended to aid in the achievement of sex equity in education, and in society through education. It is divided into six parts, each with a separate editor (or editors) and contains the following chapters: (1) Examining the Achievement of Sex Equity in and through Education (S. S. Klein, and others); (2) Economic Considerations for Achieving Sex Equity through Education (G. Harvey, E. Noble); (3) Sex Equity as a Philosophical Problem (M. Greene); (4) The New Scholarship on Women (S.K. Biklen, C. Shakeshaft); (5) Facts and Assumptions about the Nature of Sex Differences (M.C. Linn, A.C. Petersen); (6) Educational Equity and Sex Role Development (C.G. Schau); (7) Administrative Strategies for Institutionalizing Sex Equity in Education and the Role of Government (P.A. Schmuck, and others); (8) Strategies for Overcoming the Barriers to Women in Educational Administration (C. Shakeshaft); (9) The Treatment of Sex Equity in Teacher Education (D. Sadker, M.Sadker); (10) Sex Equity in Testing (E.E. Diamond, C.K. Tittle); (11) Sex Equity in Classroom Organization and Climate (M.E. Lockheed); (12) Sex Equity and Sex Bias in Instructional Materials (K.P. Scott, C.G. Schau); (13) Increasing the Participation and Achievement of Girls and Women in Mathematics, Science, and Engineering (E.K. Stage, and others); (14) Sex Equity in Reading and Communication skills (K. P. Scott, and others); (15) Sex Equity in Social Studies (C.L. Hahn, J. Bernard-Powers); (16) Sex Equity in Visual Arts Education (R. Sandell, and others); (17) Sex Equity in Physical Education and Athletics (P.A. Geadelmann); (18) Sex Equity in Career and Vocational Education (H.S. Farmer, J.S. Sidney); (19) Achieving Sex Equity for Minority Women (S. Lewis); (20) Gifted Girls and Women in Education (B.J.A. Gordon, L. Addison); (21) Rural Women and Girls (S.A. Rosenfeld); (22) Educational Programs for Adult Women (R.B. Ekstrom, M.G. Marvel); (23) Educational Equity in Early Education Environments (S. Greenberg); (24) Improving Sex Equity in Postsecondary Education (K. Bogart); and (25) Summary and Recommendations for the Continued Achievement of Sex Equity in and through Education (S. S. Klein, and others). Data and recommendations are presented on 17 tables. A list of editors and major authors is included. (BJV)