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Bichsel, Jacqueline; McChesney, Jasper – College and University Professional Association for Human Resources, 2017
This year is a momentous one for College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) research. As they celebrate their 50th anniversary of collecting salary data, they are also celebrating transformations in the way data are collected for all salary surveys and in the ways these data are reported. Rather than contributing…
Descriptors: School Personnel, Higher Education, Salaries, Institutional Characteristics
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O'Connor, Pat – Policy Reviews in Higher Education, 2019
Global scholarship has documented gender discrepancies in power in higher education institutions (HEIs) for several decades. That research is now supported by wider gender equality movements such as those concerned with unequal pay and sexual harassment. Underlying these is the under-representation of women in senior management and full…
Descriptors: Gender Bias, Higher Education, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Females
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Sipe, Stephanie; Johnson, C. Douglas; Fisher, Donna K. – Journal of Education for Business, 2009
For 50 years, laws such as the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended in 1991, and the Equal Pay Act of 1963 have protected women from overt discrimination. Although gender inequity persists in today's workplace, its presence and effects continue to be underestimated by the relevant stakeholders. Informal observations have shown that college…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Civil Rights Legislation, Salary Wage Differentials, Gender Discrimination
Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, 2016
The Completion Report describes the state of postsecondary education degree and credential attainment in Kentucky between Academic Years (AY) 2004-05 and 2013-14. Part One details the number and types of degrees produced during this time and pays attention to trends among key demographics in the state. Part Two provides context for these trends by…
Descriptors: Academic Degrees, Two Year Colleges, Public Colleges, Private Colleges
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Barbezat, Debra A.; Hughes, James W. – Research in Higher Education, 2005
This paper presents estimates of the gender salary gap and discrimination based on the most recent national faculty survey data. New estimates for 1999 indicate that male faculty members still earn 20.7% more than comparable female colleagues. Depending upon which decomposition technique is employed, the portion of this gap attributable to…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Gender Differences, Gender Discrimination, Women Faculty
Webb, Joyce G. – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2010
On April 20, 2010, United States President Barack Obama issued a proclamation declaring National Equal Pay Day. In the proclamation it was recognized that despite years of progress in the workforce, women are still not paid as much as men. The proclamation states: Throughout our Nation's history, extraordinary women have broken barriers to achieve…
Descriptors: Daughters, Salary Wage Differentials, Females, Gender Differences
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Norgaard, Kari Marie – Rural Sociology, 2007
"Biological invasions" are now recognized as the cause of significant ecological and economic damage. They also raise a series of less visible social issues. Management of invasive species is often a political process raising questions such as who decides which organisms are to be managed, and who benefits or is affected by different…
Descriptors: Racial Factors, American Indians, Minority Groups, Participant Observation
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Reno, Virginia P.; Ekman, Lisa D. – Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2012
Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is an essential lifeline for millions of Americans. Without it, many families would be in deep financial distress. SSDI is insurance that workers pay for through premiums deducted from their pay. In return, workers gain the right to monthly benefits if a disabling condition ends their capacity to earn a…
Descriptors: Financial Problems, Independent Living, Insurance, Access to Health Care
Wilson, Carol Shiner – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2009
Jane Barker--poet, novelist, farm manager, student and practitioner of medical arts--was not allowed to attend university because she was a woman. Yet she was Oxford-educated in the most modern of medical theories of her time. By the end of her life, unmarried by choice, Barker was writing for pay under her own name in an emerging genre--the…
Descriptors: United States History, Females, Biographies, Higher Education
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Yasuike, Akiko – Journal of Family Issues, 2011
This study examines the ways in which Japanese corporate transnationalism affects husbands' involvement in family life and marital relationships primarily from a perspective of wives. It is based on interviews with 22 Japanese wives and 4 husbands. Studies of Japanese corporate transnationalism treat men as mere supervisors to local workers or…
Descriptors: Spouses, Organizational Culture, Family Life, Parent Child Relationship
Education Week, 2007
Today's high school graduates are entering a world in which they will need at least some college to gain access to decent-paying careers, according to the 2007 edition of "Diplomas Count." Those without even a high school diploma will face increasingly bleak labor-market prospects. This report, "Ready for What? Preparing Students…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, Secondary Education, Education Work Relationship, Readiness
Carnevale, Anthony P.; Smith, Nicole; Stone, James R., III; Kotamraju, Pradeep; Steuernagel, Bruce; Green, Kimberly A. – Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2011
Going directly from high school to college is not possible for everyone. Many who go to college will not do so straight out of high school, and many more need to work to pay for college. Good jobs for people without college degrees certainly still exist, although they are on a steady decline as computers and related technology take over routine…
Descriptors: High Schools, Educational Attainment, Higher Education, Time to Degree
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Bookman, Ann; Kimbrel, Delia – Future of Children, 2011
Although most Americans know that the U.S. population is aging, they are far less informed about the reality of providing elders with personal care, health care, and social support. Families--particularly women--have always been critical in providing elder care, but the entry of so many women into the paid labor force has made elder care…
Descriptors: Caregivers, Family Work Relationship, Older Adults, Aging (Individuals)
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Radford, Alexandria Walton – National Center for Education Statistics, 2011
This Statistics in Brief uses nationally representative data to determine the representation of military students in undergraduate and graduate education and to examine how their demographic and enrollment characteristics compare with their nonmilitary peers. The brief draws upon two nationally representative studies of postsecondary students, the…
Descriptors: Military Service, Graduate Students, Graduate Study, Federal Aid
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Jones, Helen – Journal of Instructional Psychology, 2004
Changes in demographics are having a profound affect on education. Hodgkinson (1997) stated that the United States is the "first world nation in this history of humanity" (p. 3), where every nation in the world has a resident in this country. Former Governor of North Carolina and Chairman of the National Commission on Teaching and…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Social Class, Multicultural Education, Student Diversity
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