ERIC Number: EJ669198
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Constructing Women's Status: Policy Discourses of University Women's Commission Reports.
Allan, Elizabeth J.
Harvard Educational Review, v73 n1 p44-72 Spr 2003
Analysis of 21 commission reports advocating gender equity in higher education 1971-1996 shows how dominant discourses of femininity, access, and professionalism position women as victims, outsiders to the structure and culture of the institution, and in need of professional development, with the unintended consequence of undermining gender equity. (Contains 91 references.) (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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