Academic Kitchen A Social History of Gender Stratification at the University of California, Berkeley

ISBN-10: 0791439704

ISBN-13: 9780791439708

Edition: 1999

Authors: Maresi Nerad

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List price: $31.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 1/7/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 195
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

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From Social Reform Movement to Academic Study: Home Economics
The Berkeley Saga
Creating a Department of Home Economics at the University of California
The Invisible Berkeley Women Students
Benjamin Ide Wheeler of Berkeley: "A Womanly Education to Be More Serviceable Wives and Mothers"
"All We Ask Is a Chance": The Second-Class Status of Women Students and the Establishment of Home Economics at Berkeley
Jessica Peixotto, Lucy Sprague, Lucy Ward Stebbins: Living Down "Prejudices"
A "Women's Department": A Form of Segregation?
University Schooling for "the Housekeeper, Homemaker, and Mother"
The Frustrating Struggle for Faculty and Status as a School
Developing an Organizational Structure
"Women Cannot Take Responsibility as Well as Men ..."
A Department after All, but Power Rests with the President
Institution Builder: Agnes Fay Morgan
Keeping a "Deep" Secret
Household "Science" or Household "Art"?
Gender Inequality Enhanced by the War
Building an Institution: A Genius for Essentials
In Search of Status
Concentrating on What Affects Status: Quality of Faculty, Curriculum, Research, Outside Funding, Graduates' Careers, Committee Service, and Facilities
Securing Outside Research Funding
The Career Choices and Employment of the Department's Students and the Graduate Group in Nutrition
A Name Change and a Fight: What's in a Name? Power
From "The Peak of Eminence" to the End of a Separate Sphere: Berkeley Finds Home Economics an Embarrassment
Conclusion: Lessons
A Chronological History of Home Economics at the University of California, Berkeley
Bibliographic Essay
Selected Bibliography
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