Women's Colleges in the United States: History, Issues, and Challengesby Irene Harwarth, Mindi Maline, Elizabeth Debra
Womens colleges have had a long & prestigious role in the education of American women. This volume offers insights into the continuing significant role of womens colleges in higher education. It provides a brief history of womens colleges in the U.S. in the context of social & legislative issues that have affected the country, examines how womens colleges have managed to survive in an era of coeducational institutions & equal opportunities in education, & identifies the unique features of womens colleges that make them attractive to young women. Charts & tables. Extensive bibliography.
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