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Feminism in action : building institutions and community through women's studies

Author: Jean F O'Barr
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents Jean O'Barr's firsthand account of two decades spent working to promote the cause of higher education for women through the establishment of women's studies programs. The book brings  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
O'Barr, Jean F.
Feminism in action.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1994
(OCoLC)654667559
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean F O'Barr
ISBN: 0807821292 9780807821299 080784439X 9780807844397
OCLC Number: 28927714
Description: xiii, 301 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Lifelong learning : the Duke experience --
Reentry women in the academy : the contributions of a feminist perspective --
Women and the politics of knowledge --
What does it mean to be an educated person? : voices from the Duke experience --
Why do we need women's studies? : questions from students in the 1980s --
The necessity of women's studies in a liberal arts education --
How the inquiry into women's studies grew --
Understanding women's diversities and commonalities --
"Just an experiment for my women's studies class" : female students and the culture of gender --
Assessing curriculum transformation through student observations --
Finding a voice, taking a position : documenting learning in women's studies --
Getting into the conversation : feminist thought and the transformation of knowledge --
What is it like to edit Signs? --
Educating beyond the walls : the politics of influence and fundraising for women's studies --
Things you can never prove in court, things the human psyche never misses --
Rethinking teaching and learning : the "we-they" dichotomy --
Women's studies as a discipline."
Responsibility: Jean Fox O'Barr.

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