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Academic careers and the gender gap

Author: Maureen Baker
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, [2012]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maureen Baker
ISBN: 9780774823968 0774823968
OCLC Number: 795624614
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.
Responsibility: Maureen Baker.
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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 Read more...

 
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