Lifting a ton of feathers: a woman's guide for surviving in the academic world

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University of Toronto Press, 1993 - Education - 273 pages
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Review: Lifting a Ton of Feathers: A Woman's Guide to Surviving in the Academic World

User Review  - Jessica - Goodreads

This book was recommended for me by my dissertation chair as I embarked on my first tenure-track job. The book contains some great advice, but the data is showing its age (although its a great time ... Read full review

Review: Lifting a Ton of Feathers: A Woman's Guide to Surviving in the Academic World

User Review  - Brandelyn - Goodreads

Lots of great tips and scenarios concerning being a woman in higher ed. While I'm still in a woman-dominated department, sexism still exists. This book helped me to be more aware of the subtle ways that sex is enacted even in my own hallway. Read full review

Contents

Why Cant a Woman Be More Like a Man?
26
The Myths
47
Damned If You Do Damned If You Dont
64
Copyright

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