Women In Higher Education by Ana M. Martinez Aleman, Kristen A. Renn | | 9781576076149 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Women In Higher Education

Women In Higher Education

by Ana M. Martinez Aleman, Kristen A. Renn
     
 

ISBN-10: 1576076148

ISBN-13: 9781576076149

Pub. Date: 12/13/2002

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

The only comprehensive encyclopedia on the subject of women in higher education.

• A–Z entries are divided into nine major content sections, each preceded by a topical overview designed to provide a broad introduction to the area. Major sections include Historical and Cultural Contexts, Gender Theory and the Academy, Feminism in the Academy, Women in

Overview

The only comprehensive encyclopedia on the subject of women in higher education.

• A–Z entries are divided into nine major content sections, each preceded by a topical overview designed to provide a broad introduction to the area. Major sections include Historical and Cultural Contexts, Gender Theory and the Academy, Feminism in the Academy, Women in the Curriculum, and Women and Higher Education Policy

• Over 50 contributors represent broad and diverse views of the complex and evolving role of women in higher education

• Two appendixes provide an overview of available references for further research: Women's Studies Research Resources and Colleges Identifying Themselves as Women's Colleges

• A complete cross referenced bibliography of all sources is noted in individual entries

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781576076149
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/13/2002
Pages:
662
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.44(d)
Age Range:
12 Years

Table of Contents

List of Contributorsix
Forewordxv
Introductionxix
Part 1Historical and Cultural Contexts1
Overview3
Black Women's Colleges15
Catholic Women's Colleges17
Coeducation21
Community Colleges26
Hispanic-Serving Institutions30
Historical Documents32
Historically Black Colleges and Universities40
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues on Campuses44
Military Colleges48
Southern Baptist Colleges52
Tribal Colleges57
Women's Colleges61
Part 2Gender Theory and the Academy69
Overview71
Demographics of Gender and Race77
Feminist Assessment85
Intersection of Gender and Race88
Psychology of Sex Differences93
Sexual Harassment102
Part 3Feminism in the Academy107
Overview109
Black Feminism and Womanism118
Feminist Epistemology120
Feminist Ethics126
Feminist Pedagogy130
Feminist Research Methodology135
Part 4Women in the Curriculum141
Overview143
Academic Caucuses and Committees155
Distance Education158
Ecofeminism163
Family and Consumer Sciences166
Gender and Technology170
Internet-based Distance Education174
Medical Education179
Physical Education184
Teacher Education188
Transformation of the Curriculum192
Women's Studies198
Part 5Women and Higher Education Policy203
Overview205
Affirmative Action and Employment211
Class214
Gender Inequality221
Legal Issues228
Students' Rights234
Title IX237
Women with Disabilities244
Part 6Women Students247
Overview249
Activism262
African American Students265
American Indian Students269
Asian American Students272
Biracial and Biethnic Students276
Black Sororities279
Classroom Climate282
Community College Students287
Counseling Issues and Services290
Curricular and Professional Choices292
Development of Multiple Social and Cultural Identities294
Developmental Issues297
Extracurricular Issues302
Graduate and Professional Education306
Graduate Students309
Graduate Students and Science312
Growth of Women's Athletics315
Jewish Students321
Latina Students325
Learning and Knowing330
Nontraditional Students336
Persistence339
Romantic Relationships343
Service Learning and Community Service347
Sexual Assault350
Sexuality352
Socioeconomic Status355
Sororities358
Undergraduates and Science363
Women Athletes366
Part 7Women Faculty371
Overview373
African American Faculty380
American Indian Faculty384
Asian American Faculty387
Campus Climate390
Comparative Issues397
Disciplinary Socialization402
Evaluation406
Hiring409
Latina Faculty414
Lesbian Faculty417
Researchers421
Salaries424
Sex Discrimination427
Socialization431
Teachers435
Tenure and Promotion440
Unionization446
Women of Color at Predominantly White Institutions449
Part 8Women Administrators457
Overview459
African American Administrators466
American Indian Administrators469
Asian American Administrators472
Ethics and Practice475
Latina Administrators478
Leadership482
Leadership in Catholic Institutions486
Librarians491
Mobility495
Presidency498
Professional Organizations502
Part 9Women Employees507
Overview509
Unionization511
Appendix 1Women's Studies Research Resources517
Appendix 2Colleges Identifying Themselves as Women's Colleges529
Bibliography531
Index591
About the Editors637

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