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ERIC Number: ED440599
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 256
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-895686-17-2
The Illusion of Inclusion: Women in Post-Secondary Education.
Stalker, Jacqueline, Ed.; Prentice, Susan, Ed.
The 17 monographs in this book are written from the perspective of Canadian women students, faculty, and administrators about their experiences in postsecondary education. Selections are organized under five headings: (1) "Post-Secondary Education: The Inclusion Myth Then and Now"; (2) "Women as Students: The Marginal Majority"; (3) "Women as Faculty: The Marginal Majority"; (4) "Policies and Practices: More Illusion"; and (5) "Warming the Climate: Towards Inclusion." Monograph titles are: "The Four Phases of Academe: Women in the University" (Margaret Gillett); "Strangers in Canadian Classrooms: Native Students and Quebec Colleges" (Linda Collier); "Making the Grade Against the Odds: Women as University Undergraduates" (Judith Blackwell); "It's Still a Man's World: Women and Graduate Study" (Vande Jane Vezina); "The Academic Shunning of Fat Old Women" (Bobbi Spark); "An Education at Last" (Gail de Chateauvert); "The Changing Space for Women in Academe: The 'En-gender-ing' of Knowledge" (Rose Sheinin); "Hiring Women at Canadian Universities: The Subversion of Equity" (Anne Innis Dagg); "The Revolving Door: Faculty Women Who Exit Academia" (Peta Tancred and Susan Hook Czarnocki); "Ensuring Our 'Vocal Presence' in the Classroom: Considerations of a Complex Task" (Patricia Hughes); "Women and Post-Secondary Science Education: A Case for Curriculum Transformation" (Peggy Tripp-Knowles); "Women Don't Count in Our Classrooms" (Beth Rubin and Christine L. Cooper); "For Her Own Good? Women and Safety at Post-Secondary Institutions" (Nancy Johnston); "Balancing Child Care and Work" (Jennie M. Hornosty); "On the Road To Find Out: Everyday Advice for Working-Class Mothers Returning to School" (Eunice Marie Fisher Lavell); "Let's Start the Revolution" (Jacqueline Stalker); and "Creating the 'Woman-Friendly' University: A Summary of the CFUW Report" (Mary Saunders, Margaret Therrien, and Linda Williams). (Contains approximately 320 references; some chapters contain endnotes.) (CH)
Fernwood Publishing, Box 9409, Station A, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 5S3, Canada.
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Ministry of Canadian Heritage, Ottawa (Ontario).; Nova Scotia Dept. of Education and Culture, Halifax.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Canada