Remarkable Women: Perspectives on Female Talent Development

Remarkable Women: Perspectives on Female Talent Development

by Karen D. Arnold, Karen Arnold, Kathleen D. Noble, Rena Faye Subotnik
     
 

ISBN-10: 1572730471

ISBN-13: 9781572730472

Pub. Date: 12/01/1995

Publisher: Hampton Press, Incorporated

Remarkable Women: Perspectives on Female Talent Development is the first book to consolidate and expand existing knowledge about highly capable women and the internal and external forces that lead them to extraordinary adult accomplishment. The collected studies include women from a wide variety of backgrounds and talent domains whose paths to exceptional achievement…  See more details below

Overview

Remarkable Women: Perspectives on Female Talent Development is the first book to consolidate and expand existing knowledge about highly capable women and the internal and external forces that lead them to extraordinary adult accomplishment. The collected studies include women from a wide variety of backgrounds and talent domains whose paths to exceptional achievement illuminate the nature of female talent development and provide models to help more women fulfill their promise in adulthood.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781572730472
Publisher:
Hampton Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/01/1995
Series:
Perspectives on Creativity Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
448

Table of Contents

Preface
Foreword
Foreword
Contributor Biographies
1Perspectives on Female Talent Development1
2Giftedness and Gender in Historical Context23
3Of Blue Collars and Ivory Towers: Women from Blue-Collar Backgrounds in Higher Education49
4In God's Country: Rural Gifted Women69
5Pioneering Hindu Women in India: Overcoming Barriers and Claiming Their Places in Today's Society81
6Four Remarkable Polish Women: Antecedents to Success93
7The Gendered Character of Women Superintendents' Professional Relationships117
8Nine Native Women: Pursuing the Doctorate and Aspiring to Positions of Leadership133
9Older Women's Reflections on Eminence: Obstacles and Opportunities149
10Gifted Girls, Remarkable Women171
11Perceptions of Achievement Among High-Potential Females Between 9 and 26 Years of Age193
12Attitudes of Adolescent Gifted Girls and Boys Toward Education, Achievement, and the Future209
13Portraits of Puerto Rican Gifted Females Who Achieve and Underachieve225
14Factors Influencing Recruitment, Enrollment, and Retention of Young Women in Special Secondary Schools of Mathematics, Science, and Technology243
15Success and Sacrifice: The Costs of Talent Fulfillment for Women in Science263
16Academically Talented Women and Mathematics: The Role of Special Programs and Support From Others on Acceleration, Achievement, and Aspirations281
17The Talent Development Process in Women Writers: A Study of Charlotte Bronte and Virginia Woolf295
18Spatial Ability in Female Artists' Performance317
19The Talented Female Athlete: Issues in the Development of Competitive Excellence335
20Deborah and Judith: Case Studies in Reflective Giftedness351
21Counseling Gifted Women of Color367
22An Examination of the Lives of Gifted Black Young Women383
23The Whole is More Than the Sum of Its Parts: Support Groups for Gifted Women399
24Resilience, Resistance, and Responsibility: Resolving the Dilemma of the Gifted Woman413
25A New Model for Adult Female Talent Development: A Synthesis of Perspectives From Remarkable Women427
Author Index441
Subject Index453

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