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Lodh, Suman; Nandy, Monomita – Industry and Higher Education, 2017
In this article, the authors find that, during financial crises, the wage gap between female and male accounting professionals declines and gender inequality in higher education is affected. In addition, less support and lower wages for disabled accounting professionals demotivate disabled students in accounting higher education. Because of budget…
Descriptors: Accounting, Higher Education, Gender Bias, Financial Problems
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Molla, Tebeje; Cuthbert, Denise – Gender and Education, 2014
This article examines the lived experiences of women in Ethiopian higher education (HE) as a counterpoint to understandings of gender equity informed only by data on admission, progression and completions rates. Drawing on a critical qualitative inquiry approach, we analyse and interpret data drawn from focus group discussions with female students…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Womens Education, Sex Fairness, Gender Issues
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Pastor, José Manuel; Peraita, Carlos; Soler, Ángel – Higher Education Policy, 2016
Raising educational levels may help to reduce inequalities between men and women in certain social and economic aspects. Using statistics for Spain, we analyse labour market behaviours such as the rates of activity and unemployment by sex according to the educational level. The results reveal that the differences between men and women decrease as…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Gender Bias, Social Justice, Evidence
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Eboiyehi, Christiana O.; Fayomi, Ike; Eboiyehi, Friday A. – Issues in Educational Research, 2016
The study examined factors encouraging gender inequality in university management in three selected universities in Southwestern Nigeria. This was with a view to assessing women's participation in the senior management positions in the region. Data were obtained from primary and secondary sources. A questionnaire was administered to senior…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Discrimination, School Administration, Universities
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Igiebor, Oluwakemi – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2021
Concerted efforts to transform gender cultures within Nigerian universities have introduced formal strategies aimed at reinforcing gender equity principles and practice. This is evidenced through the creation of gender centres and the adoption of gender equity policies in some Nigerian universities. However, existing literature reveals that…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Women Administrators, Sex Fairness, Gender Differences
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Larraz, Beatriz – Sociological Methods & Research, 2015
The aim of this article is to propose a new breakdown of the Gini inequality ratio into three components ("within-group" inequality, "between-group" inequality, and intensity of "transvariation" between groups to the total inequality index). The between-group inequality concept computes all the differences in salaries…
Descriptors: Income, Statistical Distributions, Social Differences, Socioeconomic Status
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Lörz, Markus; Mühleck, Kai – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
In the last decades, a vast number of post-industrialised economies have experienced a growing participation of women in higher education. However, men and women still differ with regard to their subsequent academic careers and labour market prospects. While several studies have disentangled the cumulative process of gender inequalities along the…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Higher Education, Postdoctoral Education, Career Development
Jones, Lauren Ila – ProQuest LLC, 2009
In this dissertation, through semi-structured interviews with 36 female social movement participants and 3 male participants in El Salvador, Nicaragua, Bolivia, and Argentina, I ask, "How do women in Latin American social movements perceive the influence of theology on these movements' pedagogies?" I argue that through this work, the…
Descriptors: Community Development, International Education, Action Research, Females
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Tasçi, Gülsah – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2021
Today, internationalization is among the most important strategic goals of higher education. In this context, academicians hold a significant place in academic knowledge exchange since they constitute the key mechanism in internationalization. Despite this fact, female academicians continue to be underrepresented in the internationalization of…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Women Faculty, Global Approach, Disproportionate Representation
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Nielsen, Mathias Wullum – Studies in Higher Education, 2016
Academic debates addressing the persistent gender gap in science reveal considerable contestation of the relevance and extent of the problem. Particular attention has been given to the question of whether women's high attrition rates should be ascribed to the structural and cultural barriers inherent to the academic system or instead…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Science Achievement, Achievement Gap, Gender Differences
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de Lange, Naydene; Mitchell, Claudia; Bhana, Deevia – Gender and Education, 2012
Gender-based violence is a reality in many societies and is linked to the spread of HIV and AIDS. There have been numerous studies that have attempted to acquire an understanding of the breadth and depth of the issues around gender-based violence. However, one area that has received scant attention is the voices of women teachers. Thus, in this…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Qualitative Research, Violence, Females
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Murray, Rowena; Kempenaar, Larissa – Gender and Education, 2020
Inequality in academic careers is structural and systemic. However, the growing writing retreat movement offers alternative structures for academic work, and in many countries retreats are mostly attended by women. We asked women about their experiences of retreats and did a systems and transactional analysis of their appraisals of writing and…
Descriptors: Writing Workshops, Writing Processes, Career Development, Foreign Countries
Madera, Merilee – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Using a phenomenological methodology, this qualitative study renewed the examination of gender inequality in higher education administration by allowing women who have experienced the glass ceiling phenomenon at Research Doctoral institutions to provide further meaning by sharing their stories. The glass ceiling phenomenon reveals itself most…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Qualitative Research, Gender Bias, Higher Education
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Davis, Laura Marini; Geyfman, Victoria – Journal of Education for Business, 2015
The authors investigated women's underrepresentation in undergraduate business schools by analyzing a broad sample of Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)--accredited U.S. business programs between 2003 and 2011. They found that while there was an increase in the number of male students enrolled in the…
Descriptors: Gender Discrimination, Barriers, Females, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
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Rudakov, Victor N.; Prakhov, Ilya A. – Higher Education Quarterly, 2021
The study focuses on the issue of gender discrimination in pay among university faculty in Russia, a country with an exceptionally high share of female faculty in higher education. Using a comprehensive and nationally representative survey of university faculty, we found that although women in academia earn considerably less than men, gender…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Bias, College Faculty, Women Faculty
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