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Bird, Elizabeth – Gender and Education, 1998
Traces the history of two British schools of cooking and domestic science and a university program in domestic science, relating the history of these institutions to the development of technical education by considering the intersection of status and gender. Contemporary parallels with separate space for women in higher education are outlined.…
Descriptors: Educational History, Food Service, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Brown, Lalage – Gender and Education, 1999
Analyzes gender and power in British universities, exploring the position of women in higher education over a 40-year span. Presents two case studies, one at a small technologically oriented university and one at a large mainstream university, of the implications of senior administrative work for the professional lives of academic women. (SLD)
Descriptors: Administrators, Career Development, Case Studies, College Administration
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Edwards, Elizabeth – Gender and Education, 1990
Examines the world of women's colleges in Victorian Britain, presenting much biographical information and period detail, with an aim toward illuminating the emotional and sexual dynamics of this milieu. (DM)
Descriptors: College Environment, Foreign Countries, Leadership Styles, Lesbianism