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Conway, Jill K. 1934-

Works: 78 works in 290 publications in 4 languages and 14,812 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Bibliography  Sources  Juvenile works  Fiction 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: LD7152.7.C66, B
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Written by herself : an anthology by Jill Ker Conway( Book )
12 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in English and held by 1,624 libraries worldwide
Presents the autobiographies of twenty-five American women authors, from Harriet Jacobs and Jane Addams to Gloria Steinem and Maxine Hong Kingston
When memory speaks : reflections on autobiography by Jill K Conway( Book )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 1,403 libraries worldwide
Discusses why we read autobiographies, the cultural assumptions that go into writing about ourselves, the difference between autobiographies of men and women, and much more
The female experience in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century America : a guide to the history of American women by Jill K Conway( Book )
15 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and held by 954 libraries worldwide
Earth, air, fire, water : humanistic studies of the environment ( Book )
6 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 532 libraries worldwide
The Politics of women's education : perspectives from Asia, Africa, and Latin America by Jill K Conway( Book )
11 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 507 libraries worldwide
In the last twenty-five years women have made remarkable progress in access to the classroom and broken new ground in educational opportunity, yet educational equity remains elusive and politically contested. THE POLITICS OF WOMEN'S EDUCATION: PERSPECTIVES FROM ASIA, AFRICA, AND LATIN AMERICA collects essays that reveal the complex changes in women's education throughout the world and together offer the first comprehensive assessment of what has been attempted, what remains to be done, and what the options are for reform. The volume presents the voices of Third World women and men relating their efforts to improve the position of women through education. They raise important questions for readers from both high- and low-income countries, questions about whether formal or nonformal education will best serve women's needs; whether the state or private initiatives are most likely to succeed in raising women's status through the delivery of transforming knowledge; and whether Western dreams of modernization have any relevance to non-Western societies. A diversity of countries is covered, including India, Pakistan, Korea, the Philippines, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Mexico, Peru, and Brazil. Each contributor locates the issues surrounding women's education in the larger national context, thus unraveling the matrix that links gender and education to race, ethnicity, social class, and political change. Two essays offer analysis of the worldwide movement for women's education from a comparative perspective and raise fundamental questions about the relevance of the educational models, approaches, and assumptions currently in use
Learning about women : gender, politics and power ( Book )
10 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 503 libraries worldwide
In her own words : women's memoirs from Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and the United States by Jill K Conway( Book )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 349 libraries worldwide
This collection is the author's distillation of women's experience from the British Commonwealth world, compared with major themes in women's lives in the United States. The collection is comprised of the accounts of twelve women, from Shirley Chisholm, the West Indian-raised girl who became the first black woman to be elected to the U.S. Congress, to Janet Frame, the New Zealand writer who overcame involuntary treatment in a mental institution to write one of the archetypal analyses of the postcolonial experience. The worlds of politics and private self intersect in the four offshoots of the former British Empire, where these women have made a difference through their honesty, their struggle for self-knowledge and autonomy, and their writing
Written by herself, volume II : women's memoirs from Britain, Africa, Asia, and the United States ( Book )
4 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 275 libraries worldwide
The first generation of American women graduates by Jill K Conway( Book )
7 editions published between 1968 and 1987 in English and held by 202 libraries worldwide
A woman's education by Jill K Conway( Book )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
The acclaimed author of the best-selling The Road from Coorain and True North now gives us the third book in her remarkable continuing memoir'describing the pleasures, the challenges, and the constant surprises (good and bad) of her years as the first woman president of Smith College. The story opens in 1973 as Conway, unbeknownst to her, is first "looked over" as a prospective candidate by members of the Smith community, and continues as she assesses her passions and possibilities and agrees to the new challenge of heading the college in 1975. The jolt of energy she gets from being surrounded by several thousand young women enables her to take on the difficulties that arise in dealing with the diverse Smith constituencies'from the self-appointed protectors of the great male tradition of humanistic learning to the equally determined young feminists insisting on change. We see Conway juggling the needs and concerns of faculty, students, parents, trustees, and alumnae, and re-defining and redesigning aspects of the college to create programs in line with the new realities of women's lives. We sense the urgency of her efforts to shape an institution that will attract students of the 1990s and beyond. Through it all we see Jill Ker Conway coping with her husband's illness, and learning to protect and sustain her inner self. As the end of a decade at Smith approaches, we see her realizing that she has both had her education and made her contributions, and that it is time now for her to graduate. From the Hardcover edition
Felipe the flamingo by Jill K Conway( Book )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Felipe is small for a flamingo of his age, and his feathers and legs are not pink, but with the help of some friends he sorts out his problems and begins to feel better about himself
Memoirs and meaning by Jill K Conway( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Written by herself. Women's memoirs from Britain, Africa, Asia, and the United States ( Book )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Women's history as women's education : essays by Natalie Zemon Davis( Book )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Utopian dream or dystopian nightmare? : Nineteenth-century feminist ideas about equality by Jill K Conway( Book )
5 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
True north : a memoir by Jill K Conway( Book )
13 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 36 libraries worldwide
True North is the inspirational Canadian Chapter of Jill Ker Conway's life story, which began with her much love, bestselling memoir, The Road from Coorain. Beginning with her departure from Australia, Jill Ker Conway tells of her romance with Harvard House Master John Conway, of coming to grips with his manic-depressive disorder, and of their move to Canada in 1964 where she became the first female vice-president at the University of Toronto. In this vibrant memoir, we watch as a most private woman makes of herself a public persona in Canada. From the Hardcover edition
Nu ren zhi xiao xian feng : Smith College shou wei nu xiao zhang hui yi lu by Wei Kang( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in Chinese and held by 33 libraries worldwide
The road from Coorain by Jill K Conway( Book )
22 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 31 libraries worldwide
The biography of Jill Ker Conway, tracing her experiences growing up on a property in outback NSW, the destruction of the property through drought, and her adaptation to city life in Sydney
Where to look for common ground by Jill K Conway( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
A memoir. Large print by Jill K Conway( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in Undetermined and held by 6 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Munnings, Clare

Conway, Jill Kathryn 1934-
Conway, Jill Ker
Conway, Jill Ker 1934-
Ker Conway, Jill
コンウェイ, ジル・カー
English (237)
Japanese (2)
Spanish (1)
Chinese (1)
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