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Powerful subjects : are women taking over the university?

Author: Jocey Quinn
Publisher: Stoke-on-Trent : Trentham, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Powerful Subjects probes questions of gender, generation, class, misogyny and racism, drawing on multiple theories to push at the boundaries of educational research. It will excite the general reader, plus students, policy makers, educational researchers and those interested in feminist ideas."--Jacket.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jocey Quinn
ISBN: 1858562791 9781858562797
OCLC Number: 50401311
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 168 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction: powerful subjects --
2. Are women really taking over the global university? --
3. Still marginalised in the mainstream? Feminist positioning in the HE curriculum --
4. Pedagogy, politics and student perspectives --
5. What makes a material difference? Discourses of studying, class and feminism --
6. 'When I walk through these gates I'm free!' The university as a protected space for women students --
7. Conclusion: Realising the powerful subject.
Responsibility: Jocey Quinn.

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The mass entry of women students has literally changed the face of higher education, but what has been the significance of that change? By going behind the media headlines Jocey Quinn analyses the  Read more...

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