Career Strategies for Women in Academia: Arming Athena

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SAGE, Jul 23, 1998 - Education - 333 pages
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This book provides a wealth of information about institutional pitfalls in higher education professions, advice on how to handle difficult situations, and encouragement to those who persevere in their pursuit of an academic career. Career Strategies for Women in Academia considers the current status of women in higher education; examines women's roles in academe; and provides insights and advice on breaking the `glass ceiling'.
 

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Contents

Subtle Sex Discrimination
3
The Dynamics Behind
45
Statistics Statutes and Strategies
81
Role Conflict for Women?
107
The Role of Gender Bias
135
The Art of Negotiation for Women Faculty
157
Women as Faculty Leaders
189
Coping With Adversity
275
Afterword
303
About the Authors
325
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About the author (1998)

Collins is a clinical psychologist in the Department of Psychology at La Salle University.

JOAN C. CHRISLER is Professor of Psychology at Connecticut College. She is President of the Connecticut Conference of the American Association of University Professors and President-elect of the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research.

Quina is Professor of Psychology and Women's Studies at the University of Rhode Island.

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