Women's Higher Education in Comparative Perspective by G.P. KellyWomen's Higher Education in Comparative Perspective by G.P. Kelly

Women's Higher Education in Comparative Perspective

byG.P. KellyEditorS. Slaughter

Paperback | October 6, 2012

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Title:Women's Higher Education in Comparative PerspectiveFormat:PaperbackDimensions:359 pagesPublished:October 6, 2012Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:940105696X

ISBN - 13:9789401056960


Table of Contents

One: The Status of Women in Higher Education.- 1. Women and higher education: Trends and perspectives.- Two: Politics and Policies in Nation States.- 2. Women's education in the U.S.S.R.: 1950-1985.- 3. Continuity and change in women's access to higher education in the People's Republic of China, 1930-1980.- 4. Women in higher education in Africa: Access and choices.- 5. Feminist reflections on the Peruvian university politics.- 6. Public and higher education policies influencing African-American women.- 7. Educational reforms - Women's life patterns: A Swedish case study.- 8. Public-private tendencies within higher education in Norway from a women's perspective.- 9. Women in higher education: Effects of crises and change.- Three: Women in the Academic Workforce and the Economy.- 10. Women in the academic profession: Evolution or stagnation?.- 11. Women at the top: Female full professors in higher education in Israel.- 12. The situation of women in research universities in the United States: Within the inner circles of academic power.- 13. Influences on women's entry into male-dominated occupations.- 14. Access, equity, and outcomes: Women students' participation in Nigerian higher education.- 15. Study abroad: A competitive edge for women?.- 16. Gender, wages and the labour market for tertiary graduates in Australia.- Four: Looking for Alternatives in Higher Education: Women's Studies.- 17. Feminist scholarship and the American Academy.- 18. Feminist scholarship as a vocation.- 19. Integrating women into the curriculum: Multiple motives and mixed emotions.- 20. Women's Studies in India.- Five: Bibliography.- Women and higher education: A bibliography.