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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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"Although women have made great strides in the world of academia over the past four decades, they still occupy a relatively small number of the coveted top rung of university positions.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maureen Baker
ISBN: 9780774823968 0774823968 0774823976 9780774823975
OCLC Number: 795624614
Notes: New Zealand author.
Description: viii, 208 p. ; 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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An analysis of the institutional, academic, family, and personal contributors to the academic gender gap in liberal-state universities.  Read more...
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Academic Careers and the Gender Gap is an original study that offers valuable new insights on the gendering of academic work, especially with respect to the changing nature of the university context Read more...

 
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