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ERIC Number: ED382256
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Gender and Power in the Community College. New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 89.
Townsend, Barbara K., Ed.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n89 Spr 1995
This collection of essays attempts to describe the situation of women in community colleges--what is known about them and what is not--and to ascertain their influence on the two-year college and its influence on them. The following articles are included: (1) "Women in the Two-Year College, 1900 to 1970," by John H. Frye; (2) "Viewing Community College Students through the Lenses of Gender and Color," by Berta Vigil Laden and Caroline Sotello Viernes Turner; (3) "Engendering Student Services," by Mildred Garcia; (4) "Women Community College Faculty: On the Margins or in the Mainstream?", by Barbara K. Townsend; (5) "The Interplay of Gender and Social Class in the Community College," by Nancy LaPaglia; (6) "Sexual Harassment in the Community College: The Abuse of Power," by Robert O. Riggs and Patricia Hillman Murrell; (7) "Gendered Images of Community College Leadership: What Messages They Send," by Susan B. Twombly; and (8) "Women and the Community College Presidency: Challenges and Possibilities," by Deborah M. Dicroce. All papers contain references. (ACT)
Descriptors: College Presidents, Community Colleges, Educational History, Females, Sexual Harassment, Social Class, Student Personnel Services, Two Year Colleges, Women Administrators, Women Faculty, Womens Education
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Community Colleges, Los Angeles, CA.