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Challenged by coeducation : women's colleges since the 1960s

Author: Leslie Miller-Bernal; Susan L Poulson
Publisher: Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press, 2006.
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Challenged by Coeducation details the responses of women's colleges to the most recent wave of Women's colleges originated in the mid-nineteenth century as a response to women's exclusion from higher education. Women's academic successes and their persistent struggles to enter men's colleges resulted in coeducation rapidly becoming the norm, however. Still, many prestigious institutions remained single-sex, notably  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Challenged by coeducation.
Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2006010321
(OCoLC)65644369
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie Miller-Bernal; Susan L Poulson
ISBN: 9780826592200 0826592201 1283342804 9781283342803
OCLC Number: 769189783
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 418 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction : changes in the status and functions of women's colleges over time / Leslie Miller-Bernal --
Vassar College : A seven sisters college chooses coeducation / Clyde Griffen and Elizabeth A. Daniels --
Coeducation at Wheaton College : from conscious coeducation to distinctive coeducation? / Susan F. Semel and Alan R. Sadovnik --
A Catholic women's college absorbed by a university : the case of Mundelein College / Prudence Moylan --
Texas Woman's University : threats to institutional autonomy and conflict over the admission of men / Claire L. Sahlin --
Wells College : the transition to coeducation begins / Leslie Miller-Bernal --
Revitalizing the mission of a women's college : Mills College in Oakland, California / Marianne Sheldon --
Simmons College : meeting the needs of women workers / Susan L. Poulson --
Spelman College : a place all their own / Frances D. Graham and Susan L. Poulson --
College of Notre Dame : the oldest Catholic women's college changes with the times / Dorothy Brown and Eileen O'Dea --
Rekindling a legacy : Barnard College remains a women's college / Andrea Walton --
Cambridge University's two oldest women's colleges, Girton and Newnham / Leslie Miller-Bernal --
The state of women's colleges today / Leslie Miller-Bernal and Susan L. Poulson.
Responsibility: edited by Leslie Miller-Bernal and Susan L. Poulson.

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