Whose University Is It, Anyway?: Power and Privilege on Gendered Terrain

Whose University Is It, Anyway?: Power and Privilege on Gendered Terrain


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781894549752
Publisher: Canadian Scholars' Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/28/2008
Pages: 231
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements 9

Introduction Anne Wagner Sandra Acker Kimine Mayuzumi 11

Part I Contesting Curriculum, Policy and Representation

Chapter 1 "I Don't Know What Hurts More - To Shut Up or Speak Up": Aboriginal Female Learners in the Academy Cyndy Baskin 27

Chapter 2 Reconciling Competing Discourses: The University of Toronto's Equity and Diversity Framework Maria Athina (Tina) Martimianakis 44

Chapter 3 The Contested Space of the Body in the Academy Susan Ferguson Tanya Titchkosky 61

Part II Navigating the Academy

Chapter 4 The Hot Seat: The Black Scholar's Perception of the "Chilly Climate" Patrice A. White 79

Chapter 5 The Invisible Cloak: Exploring the Impact of Trauma on Women Learners in Higher Education Anne Wagner 90

Chapter 6 Bridging the Gap: I Will Not Remain SILENCED Donna A. Murray 104

Chapter 7 Gendered and Queer Bodies in the Academy: Pedagogical Considerations Wayne Martino 115

Part III Supporting the Enterprise

Chapter 8 Disrespectin' Administrative Staff Work: Can We Talk? Ann Kristine Pearson 127

Chapter 9 "I'm Cocky That Way...": Women's Studies Teaching Assistants Negotiating Feminism in the Contemporary Academy Michelle Webber 140

Chapter 10 "A Pretty Incredible Structural Injustice": Contingent Faculty in Canadian University Nursing Linda Muzzin Jacqueline Limoges 157

Chapter 11 Gender and the Chair Sandra Acker 173

Part IV Finding Sources of Strength

Chapter 12 The Sacred and Resistance within the "Prison": The Narratives of Racially Minoritized Women Faculty Kimine Mayuzumi Riyad A. Shahjahan 187

Chapter 13 Contested Site, Contested Topic: Teaching Anti-Racist Studies in a TeacherEducation Program Njoki N. Wane 203

Chapter 14 Chronically Doing the Impossible, Adequately and Creatively Si Transken 214

Contributors' Notes 227

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