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Defining and Redefining Gender Equity in Education : Research on Women & Education - Janice Koch

Defining and Redefining Gender Equity in Education

Research on Women & Education

By: Janice Koch (Editor), Beverly J. Irby (Editor)

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Over the past two decades greater numbers of courses and programs in colleges and universities have emerged that explore the lives and roles of women who have been engaged in shaping and determining the cultural contexts in which we live, yet parity for women and girls within schools, the workplace, and the academy have changed only slightly. The differential treatment between males and females in classrooms from the nursery school to the postdoctoral experience impact females' academic and career opportunities, social treatment, and participation in power structures. Simultaneous to the growth in courses, there has been a growing faction within the academy who have voiced the belief that the work on and for women and education has been accomplished. Perhaps because of this pervasive belief and because inequities have taken a subtler, but deeper form of expression, we have never been in greater need of a book series devoted to Research on Women and Education.

Prefacep. vii
Introductionp. xi
Defining Gender Equity
What is the Field of Gender Equity in Education? Questions & Answersp. 3
Research and Evaluation on Gender Equity in Educationp. 29
Advancing Gender Equity
Women Leaders: Creating Equitable School Environmentsp. 43
Gender Equity in the Academyp. 59
Gender Equity in Science and Mathematics Education: Barriers of the Mindp. 81
Gender Equity in Technology Educationp. 99
Gender, Violence and Harassment in Schoolsp. 117
Redefining Gender Equity
Black Women: Winning or Losing?p. 135
Latinas in the Ivory Tower: The Road to Restructuring Tenure Policiesp. 149
Going Beyond Sex Equityp. 163
Redefining Gender Equityp. 181
Contributorsp. 193
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ISBN: 9781931576420
ISBN-10: 1931576424
Series: Research on Women & Education
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 212
Published: 1st January 2002
Publisher: Information Age Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 1.1
Weight (kg): 0.31