Challenges and Negotiations for Women in Higher Education

Challenges and Negotiations for Women in Higher Education

Paperback(Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2007)

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This book offers a clear, accessible exploration of lifelong learning and educational opportunities for women in higher education. It has been developed from work undertaken by members of the Women in Higher Education Network with chapters organized in three thematic sections: Ambivalent Positions in the Academy, Process and Pedagogy at Work, Career – Identity – Home.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789048175390
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 11/24/2010
Series: Lifelong Learning Book Series , #9
Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2007
Pages: 260
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Ambivalent Positions in the Academy.- Challenging Women in the Male Academy: Think About Draining the Swamp.- Women: Mothers and Others:.- The Gendered Implications of Quality Assurance and Audit: Quality and Equality.- Process and Pedagogy at Work.- From Tangle to Web.- Strange Bedfellows.- Welcome to the Pleasure Dome.- Caring Monsters?.- Career – Identity – Home.- Distance Learners Juggling Home, Work and Study.- Three Ages of Woman.- Imaging ‘Career’.- Women and Work/Life Balance.- Final Comments and Reflections: The Challenges and Negotiations of Lifelong Learning for Women in Higher Education.

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