ERIC Number: ED405761
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Women and the University Curriculum: Towards Equality, Democracy, and Peace.
Kearney, Mary-Louise, Ed.; Ronning, Anne Holden, Ed.
This collection of 15 essays focuses on the role of women in higher education around the world, analyzing the gender dimension of the university curriculum in light of the United Nations' World Conference on Women held in Beijing, China, in 1995. The essays include: (1) "Women, Higher Education, and Development" (Mary-Louise Kearney); (2) "The Experience of Feminine Leadership in the Academy" (Sheryl L. Bond); (3) "The University Curriculum, Law, and Gender" (Henrietta Mensa-Bonsu); (4) "Women and Development: Perspectives and Challenges within the University Curriculum" (Maria Inacia D'Avilo-Neto); (5) "Women's Health: A Model of an Integrated Curriculum" (Katherine Sherif and Sandra P. Levison); (6) "Gender and the Curriculum in Commerce and Management Studies" (Margaret Gardner and Marnie King); (7) "The Curriculum in the Humanities: A Case Study and Some Reflections" (Anne Holden Ronning); (8) "Women's Studies in Bulgarian Universities: A Success Story?" (Ralitsa Muharska); (9) "Science and Technology in China: Successes and Challenges for Women's Participation" (Zhizhen Gui); (10) "Gender in Science and Technology: The New Zealand Experience" (Robyn Dormer); (11) "Public Administration" (Maria Teresa Gallego and Otilia Mo); (12) "Gender in Demography and Population Studies at University Level" (Mouna L. Samman); (13) "The Gender Dimension in Agronomy: A Student Perspective" (Willenijm Tuinstra); (14) "Peace Studies" (Sanaa W. Osseiran); and (15) "Teacher Training and the Promotion of Gender Equity: A Case Study of Israeli Society" (Rina Shachar). (Individual papers contain references.) (MDM)
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Agronomy, Allied Health Occupations Education, College Curriculum, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Equal Education, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Females, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Humanities, Legal Education (Professions), Peace, Public Administration Education, Science Education, Teacher Education, Technology Education, Womens Studies
UNESCO Publishing, 7 Place de Fontenoy, 75732 Paris 07-SP, France (150 French francs).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Note: Foreword by Attiya Inayatullah.