Taking Women Seriously: Lessons and Legacies for Educating the Majority

Taking Women Seriously: Lessons and Legacies for Educating the Majority

by M. Elizabeth Elizabeth Tidball, Lisa Wolf-Wendel, Charles Tidball, Daryl Smith
     
 

ISBN-10: 1573560928

ISBN-13: 9781573560924

Pub. Date: 11/03/1998

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated

Over the past 25 years, research findings have continued to underscore the direct and positive impact of women's colleges—institutions where the academic aspirations of women are the focus of the entire educational community. This book identifies the distinctive characteristics that make these colleges preeminent contributors of achieving women to the

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Over the past 25 years, research findings have continued to underscore the direct and positive impact of women's colleges—institutions where the academic aspirations of women are the focus of the entire educational community. This book identifies the distinctive characteristics that make these colleges preeminent contributors of achieving women to the wider society. The authors also explain how the lessons and legacies of these institutions have the potential to enhance the education environment at all colleges.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781573560924
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/03/1998
Series:
American Council on Education Series
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)
Lexile:
1460L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Foreword
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Introduction Writing History Differently
Pt. 1Women's Colleges within the Context of American Higher Education1
Pt. 2Three Major Ways of Knowing Provide Lessons from Women's Colleges31
Pt. 3Legacies from Women's Colleges Serve As Institutional Models103
Pt. 4Women's Colleges and the Meaning of Taking Women Seriously131
Additional Resources143
Supplement to Ch. 1Connecting with Global Issues145
Supplement to Ch. 2Tracking Frames of Reference153
Supplement to Ch. 3From Baccalaureate Origins to Institutional Productivity162
Supplement to Ch. 4Social Science Approaches to Studying College Impact182
Supplement to Ch. 5A Look Inside "A Look Inside"193
References201
Index213

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