Breaking boundaries : women in higher education
- edited by Louise Morley and Val Walsh.
- London ; Bristol, PA : Taylor & Francis, 1996.
- Physical description
- vi, 234 p. ; 25 cm.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Interdisciplinary ideals and institutional impediments - a case study of postgraduate provision, Elizabeth Bird-- mothering and education - reflexivity and feminist methodology, Miriam David et al-- the power of numbers - quantitative data and equal opportunities research, Mairead Dunne-- deaf women academics in higher education, Ruth Elaine Gibson-- Irish women in higher education in England - from invisibility to recognition, Breda Gray and Louise Ryan-- women and disability in higher education - a literature search, Alessandra Iantaffi-- women and careers in higher education - what is the problem?, Christine Heward-- women in management education - the token topic?, Pat Hornby and Sue Shaw-- equal opportunities and higher education, Maggie Humm-- good practices, bad attitudes - an examination of the factors influencing women's academic careers, Jane Kettle-- in the prime of their lives? older women in higher education, Meg Maguire-- interrogating patriarchy - the challenges of feminist research, Louise Morley-- activists as change agents - achievements and limitations, Liz Price and Judy Priest-- black women's inclusion in professional and management education, Catharine Ross-- terms of engagement - pedagogy as a healing politic, Val Walsh.
- (source: Nielsen Book Data)
This text presents evidence of the work and action of feminists in academia and shows that there is still much to be done before academia is a safe and welcoming environment for women. Women integrate their experience with theory to document and challenge the obstacles to equality and difference.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
- Publication date
- 0748405208 (pbk.)
- 9780748405206 (pbk.)
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