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Lifelong Learning Book Series

Challenges and Negotiations for Women in Higher Education

Editors: Cotterill, Pamela, Jackson, Sue, Letherby, Gayle (Eds.)

  • Speaks directly to and from the experiences of women teaching and learning in higher education
  • Makes an important contribution to debates about social inclusion and life-long learning
  • Valuable resource for anyone interested in the gendered nature of higher education
  • Makes an important contribution to debates about the gendered workplace
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About this book

There is much ambivalence in women’s experience of the academy as teachers and students. Although today many more women follow academic careers than in the past, they do not find the welcome that they had hoped for and expected. Additionally, women students find that whilst they can now enter through the doors of universities, academic space remains embedded in structures and cultures of gender and social class.

This book is a clear and 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 organised in three thematic sections:

  • Ambivalent Positions in the Academy
  • Process and Pedagogy at Work
  • Career – Identity – Home

Challenges and Negotiations for Women in Higher Education is a major text in lifelong learning and educational opportunities for women in higher education. It will be a valuable resource to anyone interested in gender, research, process and practice in lifelong learning and higher education. Additionally, most women – whether or not they are part of the academy or recognise themselves as lifelong learners – will associate with many of the issues raised in this book.

 

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  • Challenging Women in the Male Academy: Think About Draining the Swamp

    Bagilhole, Barbara

    Pages 21-32

  • Women: Mothers and Others:

    Ramsay, Karen

    Pages 33-52

  • The Gendered Implications of Quality Assurance and Audit: Quality and Equality

    Morley, Louise

    Pages 53-63

  • From Tangle to Web

    Walsh, Val

    Pages 73-93

  • Strange Bedfellows

    Marchbank, Jen

    Pages 95-115

Buy this book

eBook $74.99
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4020-6110-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $99.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-1-4020-6109-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $99.00
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-90-481-7539-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Challenges and Negotiations for Women in Higher Education
Editors
  • Pamela Cotterill
  • Sue Jackson
  • Gayle Letherby
Series Title
Lifelong Learning Book Series
Series Volume
9
Copyright
2007
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
eBook ISBN
978-1-4020-6110-3
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4020-6110-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4020-6109-7
Softcover ISBN
978-90-481-7539-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 260
Topics