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Gender and the changing face of higher education : a feminized future?

Author: Carole Leathwood; Barbara Read; Society for Research into Higher Education.
Publisher: Maidenhead, England ; New York : Society for Research into Higher Education/Open University Press, 2009.
Series: SRHE and Open University Press imprint.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a feminist analysis of debates about 'feminization', asking to what extent do patterns of participation continue to reflect and (re)construct wider social inequalities of gender, social class and ethnicity and how far has a numerical increase in women students challenged the cultures, curriculum and practices of the university.
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Leathwood, Carole.
Gender and the changing face of higher education.
Maidenhead, England ; New York : Society for Research into Higher Education/Open University Press, 2009
(OCoLC)245561277
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carole Leathwood; Barbara Read; Society for Research into Higher Education.
ISBN: 9780335237609 0335237606 9780335227136 0335227139 9780335227143 0335227147 1281964670 9781281964670
OCLC Number: 319066152
Notes: "SRHE and Open University Press imprint."
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (217 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 --
The feminization thesis --
The global context : gender, feminization and higher education --
Gender, participation and higher education in the UK --
Institutional identities and representations of the university --
Student identities, femininities and masculinities --
Academic identities and gendered work --
Academic practices : assessment, speaking and writing --
Academic practices : curriculum, knowledge and skills --
Conclusions : re-visioning the academy.
Series Title: SRHE and Open University Press imprint.
Responsibility: Carole Leathwood and Barbara Read.

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