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ERIC Number: EJ973648
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Feb
Pages: 24
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1940-7882
Divisions among Us: Women Administrators, Faculty, and Staff on the Complicated Realities of Support and Sisterhood
Vaccaro, Annemarie
NASPA Journal About Women in Higher Education, v4 n1 p26-49 Feb 2011
Although Robin Morgan argued that sisterhood is powerful (1970) and forever (2003), results from this case study show that sisterhood is not easily achieved, even in women's groups in which support for women was a formal goal. Narratives of eight women faculty, middle managers, and top administrators reveal that organizational sexism and women's differing standpoints made sisterhood at one midsized university difficult to achieve. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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