Organising Feminisms: The Micropolitics Of The Academy by L. MorleyOrganising Feminisms: The Micropolitics Of The Academy by L. Morley

Organising Feminisms: The Micropolitics Of The Academy

byL. Morley

Paperback | June 22, 1999

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This study of feminism, equity and change in the academy is based on interviews with 40 feminist academics and students in Britain, Sweden and Greece. The research attempts to decode and disentangle gendered message systems and the matrix of power relations in the academy. It consists of feminist readings of the micro-processes of everyday practices. Change is interrogated in relation to feminist pedagogy, equity, organizational culture, policies and discourses of New Right reform, mass expansion and new managerialism.
LOUISE MORLEY is Lecturer and Director of Graduate Studies in the Institute of Education at the University of Sussex, UK. Her previous posts were at the University of Reading and in equal opportunities work for the Inner London Education Authority. She has been involved with Women's Studies both in the UK, and on an international basis...
Title:Organising Feminisms: The Micropolitics Of The AcademyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:215 pages, 21.6 × 14 × 0.17 inPublished:June 22, 1999Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0333739353

ISBN - 13:9780333739358

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Table of Contents

Introduction: The Micropolitics of Academic Feminism The Challenges of Feminist Research Equity and Change in Higher Education Feminism and Equity: Political Partners or Discordant Discourses? Between the Lines: Gender and Organization Power, Pedagogy and Empowerment Feminist Students: Radicalism, Rights and Resistance Feminist Academics: Disruption, Development and Disciplines Concluding Comments: the Dangers of Certainty References Index