Women's Higher Education in Comparative Perspective

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789401056960
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 1/28/2013
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1991
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 359
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.78 (d)

Table of Contents

One: The Status of Women in Higher Education.- 1. Women and higher education: Trends and perspectives.- Two: Politics and Policies in Nation States.- 2. Women’s education in the U.S.S.R.: 1950–1985.- 3. Continuity and change in women’s access to higher education in the People’s Republic of China, 1930–1980.- 4. Women in higher education in Africa: Access and choices.- 5. Feminist reflections on the Peruvian university politics.- 6. Public and higher education policies influencing African-American women.- 7. Educational reforms — Women’s life patterns: A Swedish case study.- 8. Public-private tendencies within higher education in Norway from a women’s perspective.- 9. Women in higher education: Effects of crises and change.- Three: Women in the Academic Workforce and the Economy.- 10. Women in the academic profession: Evolution or stagnation?.- 11. Women at the top: Female full professors in higher education in Israel.- 12. The situation of women in research universities in the United States: Within the inner circles of academic power.- 13. Influences on women’s entry into male-dominated occupations.- 14. Access, equity, and outcomes: Women students’ participation in Nigerian higher education.- 15. Study abroad: A competitive edge for women?.- 16. Gender, wages and the labour market for tertiary graduates in Australia.- Four: Looking for Alternatives in Higher Education: Women’s Studies.- 17. Feminist scholarship and the American Academy.- 18. Feminist scholarship as a vocation.- 19. Integrating women into the curriculum: Multiple motives and mixed emotions.- 20. Women’s Studies in India.- Five: Bibliography.- Women and higher education: A bibliography.

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