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|Description:||viii, 208 pages ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Setting the scene --
Gendered patterns of education, work, and family life --
University restructuring and global markets --
Social capital and gendered responses to university practices --
Gendered families and the motherhood penalty --
Subjectivities and the gender gap --
Explaining the academic gender gap.
Maureen Baker argues that despite the progress made in improving women's career chances in academia, women still come second to men on a range of indicators. Her ambitious book is an unusual and