ERIC Number: ED418637
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
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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)
Descriptors: Activism, Age Differences, Aging (Individuals), Blacks, Business Administration Education, Careers, Change Agents, College Faculty, Deafness, Disabilities, Educational Trends, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Females, Feminism, Foreign Countries, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Mothers, Older Adults, Sex Differences, Sex Discrimination, Sex Fairness, Teacher Attitudes, Trend Analysis, Women Faculty, Womens Education
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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Identifiers: United Kingdom