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Women As Leaders in Education : Succeeding Despite Inequity, Discrimination, and Other Challenges.

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Author/Creator:
Martin, Jennifer L.
Publication:
Westport : ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2011.
Series:
Women and Careers in Management Ser.
Women and Careers in Management Ser.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (734 pages)
Subjects:
Women college administrators -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Overall, education is a field still dominated by women, yet women do not typically pursue or attain leadership positions at the administrative level. Research has revealed some of the reasons for this: women still experience gender discrimination in education careers, experience higher attrition rates, and have slower career mobility than do men. Additionally, women in education are apparently less valued, and their performance is more critically evaluated, as in other fields. This insightful text shows the gender-based inequities and discrimination women face when aiming for leadership positions in education, and lays out a plan to bring success to this level of the field that is still male-dominated. Women as Leaders in Education: Succeeding Despite Inequity, Discrimination, and Other Challenges is the result of a team of leading feminist educators and scholars. It delves into feminist women's leadership in education from kindergarten to graduate school. This two-volume work assesses the historical and current political landscape with regard to women hitting a "glass ceiling," issues of social justice, and the unique challenges women face in educational leadership as well as the new field of teacher leadership.
Contents:
Cover
VOLUME 1: WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP IN HIGHER EDUCATION
Contents
Series Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
CHAPTER 1 Trials and Triumphs of Women Leaders in Higher Education
CHAPTER 2 Historical Constructs of Gender and Work: Informing Access and Equity in U.S. Higher Education
CHAPTER 3 "Many Phantoms and Obstacles . . . Looming in Her Way": Women Faculty in Academe
CHAPTER 4 Glass Ceilings and Sticky Floors: Women and Advancement in Higher Education
CHAPTER 5 Toxic to the Heart: Barriers to Tenure and Leadership for Women Faculty of Color
CHAPTER 6 Joining Forces: Collaborative Resistance to Privilege and Patriarchal Forms of Leadership
CHAPTER 7 Navigating Gender at Thirty Thousand Feet: Women Directors of State Boards of Higher Education
CHAPTER 8 Slaying Two Dragons: For Black Women Leaders in Education, Gender Equity Is Only Half the Battle
CHAPTER 9 Academic Leaders with Disabilities: How Do We Know If We Are Winning When No One Is Keeping Score?
CHAPTER 10 Inclusive Leadership: Helping Women Negotiate the Labyrinth of Leadership in Higher Education
CHAPTER 11 Relationship Building and Higher Education Women: Stories and Observations
CHAPTER 12 Complexities of Female Leadership for the Novice Leader in Higher Education Settings
CHAPTER 13 The "Borderlands" Experience for Women of Color as Higher Education Leaders
CHAPTER 14 Beyond Quid Pro Quo: Undergraduates and "Consensual" Sex with Professors
About the Editor and Contributors
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VOLUME 2: WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP IN CLASSROOMS, SCHOOLS, AND K-12 ADMINISTRATION
Contents
Series Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
CHAPTER 1 Toward a Conceptual Model of Feminist Leadership in American Education.
CHAPTER 2 From Rags to the Riches of Radcliffe: A Historical Study of Female Graduate Leaders from Poor and Working-class Backgrounds
CHAPTER 3 Shirking the Maternal Shroud: A Call to Arms in Reinscribing Women Compositionists and Their Feminist Classrooms
CHAPTER 4 Whose Social Justice Counts? Addressing Issues of Social Justice and Equity in Schools
CHAPTER 5 Teacher Leaders Working for Social Justice: Contributing to the Field
CHAPTER 6 Course Guides, Equity, and Achievement: The Shaping of Student Status
CHAPTER 7 The Risks of Sex-Segregated Public Education for Girls, Boys, and Everyone
CHAPTER 8 Understanding Gender-Based Leadership Learning Behaviors
CHAPTER 9 Women in Administration: Differences in Equity
CHAPTER 10 Women Leaders as Superintendents: Stories of Courage and Character
CHAPTER 11 This I Believe: Teaching in Color
CHAPTER 12 Both Sides of Mentoring: A Leader's Story
About the Editor and Contributors
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Martin, Jennifer L.
Other format:
Print version: Martin, Jennifer L. Women As Leaders in Education
ISBN:
9780313391705
9780313391699
OCLC:
760056412
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