Aldershot, Hampshire, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2001.
Book — vii, 197 p. ; 24 cm.
SECTION 1: IDENTITY AND DIFFERENCE IN HIGHER EDUCATION: THE CONTEXT
Identity and difference: concepts and themes / Pauline Anderson, Jenny Williams
Mass higher education: the construction of difference / Jenny Williams, Jane Abson
Mass higher education: feminist pedagogy in the learning society / Louise Morley
SECTION 2: STUDENTS IN POST-COMPULSORY EDUCATION
'I'm doing it for all of us': gender and identity in the transition to higher education / Sue Webb
Education: what's in it for mature women? / Janet Parr
Disabled women enter the academy / Carol Thomas
Insiders and/or outsiders: black female voices from the academy / Shirin Housee
Negotiating identities: women's studies students, transferable skills and learning outcomes / Pat Green
Narratives of a gendered self: class, interiority and women's educational desires / Pam Lunn
SECTION 3: RELFECTIONS FROM FEMINIST ACADEMICS: RESEARCHING AND TEACHING IN HE
'Isn't he good, but can we take her seriously': gendered expectations in higher education / Gayle Letherby, John Shiels
Betwixt and between: classifying identities in higher education / Pauline Anderson
Black women in ivory towers: racism and sexism in the academy / Cecily Jones
Surviving the academic alienation of black women / Annecka Marshall
Common beginnings, differing conclusions / Pauline Anderson, Jenny Williams.
This volume brings together contributions from a group of authors who explore the themes of identity and difference in the context of a range of power relationships within higher education. (source: Nielsen Book Data)