Doing Women's Studies: Employment Opportunities, Personal Impacts and Social Consequences [NOOK Book]

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Doing Women's Studies provides unique information about, and insightful analyses of, the changing patterns of women's employment in Europe; equal opportunities in a cross-European perspective; educational migration; gender, race, ethnicity and nationality; and the uneven prevalence and impact of Women's Studies on the lifestyles and everyday practices of those women who have experienced it. The contributors are prominent feminist researchers from nine European countries. Their findings will be of interest to ...
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Doing Women's Studies: Employment Opportunities, Personal Impacts and Social Consequences

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Overview

Doing Women's Studies provides unique information about, and insightful analyses of, the changing patterns of women's employment in Europe; equal opportunities in a cross-European perspective; educational migration; gender, race, ethnicity and nationality; and the uneven prevalence and impact of Women's Studies on the lifestyles and everyday practices of those women who have experienced it. The contributors are prominent feminist researchers from nine European countries. Their findings will be of interest to sociologists and gender experts working in the areas of gender, employment, equal opportunities and the impact of education on employment.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781848136519
  • Publisher: Zed Books
  • Publication date: 7/4/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • File size: 676 KB

Meet the Author

Gabriele Griffin is Professor of Gender Studies at the University of Hull.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1
1 Employment opportunities for women in Europe 13
2 Equal opportunities in cross-European perspective 64
3 The institutionalization of women's studies in Europe 89
4 The professionalization of women's studies students in Europe : expectations and experiences 111
5 The impact of women's studies on its students' relationships and everyday practices 141
6 Educational migration and gender : women's studies students' educational mobility in Europe 168
7 Gender, race, ethnicity and nationality in Europe : findings from a survey of women's studies students 195
8 Comparative research in Europe 213
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