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Author Allan, Elizabeth J., 1964-

Title Women's status in higher education : equity matters / Elizabeth J. Allan.

Imprint San Francisco, Calif. : Jossey-Bass/Wiley, c2011.


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 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  378.007 As35  v.37 no.1    ---  Available
Description xv, 163 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series ASHE higher education report ; 1551-6970, v. 37, no. 1
Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series
ASHE higher education report ; v. 37, no. 1.
Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 127-147) and indexes.
Contents Women's status in higher education: background and significance. Guiding assumptions and questions ; Historical context ; Legislative and policy initiatives ; Women in the curriculum ; Scholarship ; Organization of this monograph -- Framing women's status through multiple lenses. Why theory? ; Why feminist theory? ; Multiple frames -- Examining women's status: access and representation as key equity indicators. Women's access to postsecondary education ; Representation of women students in higher education ; Cocurricular representation ; Graduate students ; Faculty ; Women staff in higher education ; Women and governing boards -- Examining women's status: campus climate and gender equity. Classroom climate ; Climate beyond the classroom ; Climate for women staff, faculty, and administrators ; Salary equity -- Advancing women's status: analyzing predominant change strategies. Organizing schemes ; Enhancing gender equity -- Implications and recommendations. Recommendations for further research ; Implications ; Recommendations for practice.
Subject Women in higher education -- United States.
Sex discrimination in higher education -- United States.
Feminism and higher education -- United States.
Women college teachers -- United States.
Women college administrators -- United States.
Educational equalization -- United States.
Sex differences in education -- United States.
Women college graduates -- United States.
ISBN 9781118073346 (pbk.)
1118073347 (pbk.)

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