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ERIC Number: ED418637
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 239
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-7484-0520-8
Breaking Boundaries: Women in Higher Education. Gender and Higher Education Series.
Morley, Louise, Ed.; Walsh, Val, Ed.
Essays from women in higher education, organized around two major themes: diversity, equity, and change, and feminism in the academy, and with an emphasis on these issues in the United Kingdom, include: "Women and Careers in Higher Education: What Is the Problem?" (Christine Heward); "In the Prime of Their Lives? Older Women in Higher Education" (Meg Maguire); "Activists as Change Agents: Achievements and Limitations" (Liz Price and Judy Priest); "Good Practices, Bad Attitudes: An Examination of the Factors Influencing Women's Academic Careers" (Jane Kettle); "Deaf Women Academics in Higher Education" (Ruth-Elaine Gibson); "Women in Management Education: The Token Topic?" (Pat Hornby and Sue Shaw); "Struggling for Inclusion: Black Women in Professional and Management Education" (Catharine Ross); "Equal Opportunities and Higher Education" (Maggie Humm); "Irish Women in Higher Education in England: From Invisibility to Recognition" (Breda Gray and Louise Ryan); "Interrogating Patriarchy: The Challenges of Feminist Research" (Louise Morley); "Interdisciplinary Ideals and Institutional Impediments: A Case Study of Postgraduate Provision" (Elizabeth Bird); "The Power of Numbers: Quantitative Data and Equal Opportunities Research" (Mairead Dunne); "Women and Disability in Higher Education: A Literature Search" (Alessandra Iantaffi); "Terms of Engagement: Pedagogy as a Healing Politic" (Val Walsh); and "Mothering and Education: Reflexivity and Feminist Methodology" (Miriam David, Jackie Davies, Rosalind Edwards, Diane Reay, and Kay Standing). (Most selections contain references.) (MSE)
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Identifiers: United Kingdom