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Negotiating the glass ceiling : careers of senior women in the academic world

Author: Miriam E David; Diana Woodward
Publisher: London ; Washington, DC : Falmer Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book gathers together the unique personal reflections of 16 eminent women working in higher education across the world, in an attempt to understand why female academics are so under-represented  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Cross-cultural studies
Études transculturelles
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Negotiating the glass ceiling.
London ; Washington, DC : Falmer Press, 1998
(OCoLC)38543441
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Miriam E David; Diana Woodward
ISBN: 0203975421 9780203975428
OCLC Number: 61325235
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 216 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Contents: Part 1 International perspectives: rewinding the tape - starting anew, Berit As; the struggle for balance - the career of a German university professor, Gertud Pfister; against the tide - career paths of women chief academic officers of American colleges and universities, Karen Doyle Walton; a malady of leisure and travel - the autobiography of a scholar, Chryssi Inglessi. Part 2 Reflections on past careers: a lifetime of learning, Dorothy Wedderburn; a flying start, Meg Stacey; an accidental academic, Hilary Rose; an "interesting" career in higher education, Dulcie Groves; luck, hard work and an unplanned career, Angela Crum Ewing; the road not taken, Mavis Ainsworth. Part 3 Reflections on current careers: health and efficiency, Elaine Thomas; from rags to riches to rags again, Dorothy Severin; always a Catholic? guilt, rebellion and "trying a little harder for God", Eileen Green; the accidental manager, Dianne Willcocks; "You know where you are with numbers", Maggie Deacon; women's careers in educations - theoretical and practical considerations of how the glass ceiling might be cracked, Myra MacCulloch.
Responsibility: edited by Miriam David and Diana Woodward.

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