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Women in Higher Education An Encyclopedia

ISBN-10: 1576076148

ISBN-13: 9781576076149

Edition: 2002

Authors: Ana M. Martinez Aleman, Kristen A. Renn

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Description:

A comprehensive encyclopaedia on the experience of women in higher education. Women now outnumber men in US college enrollment. Among minority groups, the percentage of women is even greater. How is this involvement in higher education changing women's lives?
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Book details

List price: $87.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, LLC
Publication date: 12/13/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 637
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.838
Language: English

List of Contributors
Foreword
Introduction
Historical and Cultural Contexts
Overview
Black Women's Colleges
Catholic Women's Colleges
Coeducation
Community Colleges
Hispanic-Serving Institutions
Historical Documents
Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues on Campuses
Military Colleges
Southern Baptist Colleges
Tribal Colleges
Women's Colleges
Gender Theory and the Academy
Overview
Demographics of Gender and Race
Feminist Assessment
Intersection of Gender and Race
Psychology of Sex Differences
Sexual Harassment
Feminism in the Academy
Overview
Black Feminism and Womanism
Feminist Epistemology
Feminist Ethics
Feminist Pedagogy
Feminist Research Methodology
Women in the Curriculum
Overview
Academic Caucuses and Committees
Distance Education
Ecofeminism
Family and Consumer Sciences
Gender and Technology
Internet-based Distance Education
Medical Education
Physical Education
Teacher Education
Transformation of the Curriculum
Women's Studies
Women and Higher Education Policy
Overview
Affirmative Action and Employment
Class
Gender Inequality
Legal Issues
Students' Rights
Title IX
Women with Disabilities
Women Students
Overview
Activism
African American Students
American Indian Students
Asian American Students
Biracial and Biethnic Students
Black Sororities
Classroom Climate
Community College Students
Counseling Issues and Services
Curricular and Professional Choices
Development of Multiple Social and Cultural Identities
Developmental Issues
Extracurricular Issues
Graduate and Professional Education
Graduate Students
Graduate Students and Science
Growth of Women's Athletics
Jewish Students
Latina Students
Learning and Knowing
Nontraditional Students
Persistence
Romantic Relationships
Service Learning and Community Service
Sexual Assault
Sexuality
Socioeconomic Status
Sororities
Undergraduates and Science
Women Athletes
Women Faculty
Overview
African American Faculty
American Indian Faculty
Asian American Faculty
Campus Climate
Comparative Issues
Disciplinary Socialization
Evaluation
Hiring
Latina Faculty
Lesbian Faculty
Researchers
Salaries
Sex Discrimination
Socialization
Teachers
Tenure and Promotion
Unionization
Women of Color at Predominantly White Institutions
Women Administrators
Overview
African American Administrators
American Indian Administrators
Asian American Administrators
Ethics and Practice
Latina Administrators
Leadership
Leadership in Catholic Institutions
Librarians
Mobility
Presidency
Professional Organizations
Women Employees
Overview
Unionization
Women's Studies Research Resources
Colleges Identifying Themselves as Women's Colleges
Bibliography
Index
About the Editors