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Women, power, and the academy : from rhetoric to reality

Author: Mary-Louise Kearney
Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books ; Paris : UNESCO Pub., ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Many nations affirm the principle of gender equality. As women continue to advance in most walks of life, the impression that equality has been reached and that gender issues no longer pose real  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
Cross-cultural studies Congresses
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Women, power, and the academy.
New York : Berghahn Books ; Paris : UNESCO Pub., ©2000
(OCoLC)606606200
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary-Louise Kearney
ISBN: 1571812474 9781571812476 1571812482 9781571812483 9231037587 9789231037580
OCLC Number: 44934415
Notes: "Book was inspired by the outcomes of the thematic debate on Women and Higher Education: Issues and Perspectives, which took place at the World Conference on Higher Education, Paris, 1998"--Preface.
Description: xii, 114 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Overview: From Rhetoric to Reality / Mary-Louise Kearney --
1. Gender-based Positive Discrimination: Is There a Case? / Binod Khadria --
2. Women Graduates in the Former GDR: Towards Empowerment / Nina Arnhold --
3. The Concept of Empowerment: A Cultural Issue / Ralitsa Muharska --
4. Empowering Women in Business and the Professions: A Question of Skills / Sylvia Perry --
5. Women, Culture and Power-sharing: The Case of the Arab World / Abdalla Bubtana --
6. Empowerment or Power-sharing? Considerations Based on Gender-equity Research in Brazil / Maria Inacia D'Avila Neto and Cintia Simoes Pires --
7. Empowering African Women through Higher Education / Peter Katjavivi.
Responsibility: edited by Mary-Louise Kearney.
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