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By Pamela L. Eddy, Kelly Ward, Tehmina Khwaja

This quantity offers a severe exam of the prestige of ladies and gender in larger schooling this present day. regardless of the expanding numbers of girls in larger schooling, gendered constructions proceed to prevent women’s development in academia. This ebook is going past the numbers to check the problems dealing with these individuals of academia with non-dominant gender identities. The authors learn greater schooling buildings from more than a few views and provide concepts at person and institutional degrees to motivate activism and improve equality in academia.

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Lester and Sallee, Establishing the Family-friendly Campus: Models for Effective Practice; Mason, Wolfinger, and Goulden, Do Babies Matter? Gender and Family in the Ivory Tower; Ward and Wolf-­ Wendel, Academic Motherhood: How Faculty Manage Work and Family. 38. Sandberg, Lean in: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead. 39. Burkinsaw, Higher Education, Leadership and Women Vice Chancellors: Fitting into Communities of Practice of Masculinities. ” 41. Williams, Unbending Gender: Why Family and Work Conflict and What to do About it.

Acker10 defined gendered organizations as those in which top-­ level positions are held by white men, and positions at the lowest-level staff position are occupied by women. 11 At the other end of the hierarchy, the phenomenon of the glass ceiling emerges. An article in the Wall Street Journal popularized the term “glass ceiling,”12 which reflects an invisible barrier to further advancement for women on the top rungs of leadership. A Glass Ceiling Commission operated from 1991 to 1996 PROBLEMATIZING GENDER IN HIGHER EDUCATION: WHY LEANING IN...

PROBLEMATIZING GENDER IN HIGHER EDUCATION: WHY LEANING IN... 39 155. Foucault, Care of the Self: Volume III of the History of Sexuality. 156. Burkinsaw, Higher Education, Leadership and Women Vice Chancellors: Fitting into Communities of Practice of Masculinities. 157. 1 Academic leadership is also gendered, as the thought of the university leader or president is often accompanied by a default male image in the common imagination, with women only figuring if the qualifier “female” or “woman” is added.

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