Career Strategies for Women in Academia: Arming Athena

Career Strategies for Women in Academia: Arming Athena

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Overview

This book provides a wealth of information about institutional pitfalls in higher education professions, advice on how to handle difficult situations, and encouragement to those who persevere in their pursuit of an academic career. Career Strategies for Women in Academia considers the current status of women in higher education; examines women's roles in academe; and provides insights and advice on breaking the 'glass ceiling'.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761909903
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 07/23/1998
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword - Joann Claire Silverberg
A Feminist Classicist Reflects on Athena
Introduction - Joan C Chrisler, Lynn H Collins and Kathryn Quina
PART ONE: THE CURRENT STATUS OF WOMEN IN ACADEME
Working in the Ivory Basement - Nijole V Benokraitis
Subtle Sex Discrimination in Higher Education
Searching for Congruity - Alberta Gloria
Reflections of an Untenured Woman of Color
On Overcoming Bureaucracy - Kathryn Quina
A Tale of Grievance
Competition and Contact - Lynn H Collins
The Dynamics Behind Resistance to Affirmative Action in Academe
A Woman's Search for Belonging in Academia - Chris D Erickson
Be Black for Me - Ethel Morgan Smith
Paying Athena - Ellin Kofsky Scholnick
Statistics, Statutes and Strategies
PART TWO: WOMEN'S ROLES AND CAREER DECISIONS
Teacher versus Scholar - Joan C Chrisler
Role Conflict for Women?
The ABD Faculty Blues - Michelle R Dunlap
Getting Organized for the Dissertation and Beyond
Career Strategies I Stumbled Upon - Loraine K Obler
Student Evaluations - Susan A Basow
The Role of Gender Bias and Teaching Styles
Money Matters - Suzanna Rose and Mona J E Danner
The Art of Negotiation for Women Faculty
PART THREE: ASSUMING LEADERSHIP IN HIGHER EDUCATION
Women as Faculty Leaders - Joan C Chrisler, Linda Herr and Nelly K Murstein
Women Administrators in Higher Education - Mary K Madsen
Strategy Notes for the Equity Struggle - Claire Porac
Women Academics in a Canadian Context
Breaking the (Plexi-)glass Ceiling in Higher Education - Kathryn Quina, Maureen Cotter and Kim Romenesko
Creating a Feminist Mentoring Network - Mary Zahm
The Pro Forma Review That Wasn't - Anonymous
PART FOUR: TAKING CHARGE AND TAKING CARE
Standing up, Talking Back and Taking Charge - Bernice Lott and Lisa M Rocchio
What I've Learned about Addressing Sexual Harrassment, Protecting Students and Keeping a Job - Maryka Biaggio
Coping with Adversity - Linda L Carli
Do Unto Others - Regina Bento
La Llorona in Academe - Ester Ruiz Rodriquez
Afterword - Mary Gray

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