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Higher

Overview page. Subjects: Education.

Equivalent to Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework level 6, this is a qualification taken by students in Scotland who have achieved passes in Standard Grades at Credit level or...

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Is Gender Inequality Greater at Lower or Higher Educational Levels? Common Patterns in the Netherlands, Sweden, and the United States

Marie Evertsson, Paula England, Irma Mooi-Reci, Joan Hermsen, Jeanne de Bruijn and David Cotter.

in Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society

January 2009; p ublished online April 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Policy; Gender and Sexuality. 10231 words.

We compare how gender inequality varies by educational level in the Netherlands, Sweden, and the United States, representing three different welfare regimes: the conservative, the social...

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College Girls

Anya Jabour.

in Scarlett's Sisters

March 2007; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Gender and Sexuality. 14472 words.

This chapter focuses on the female academy, an important setting in which girls in the nineteenth-century Old South developed a counterculture of resistance. Drawing on the personal...

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States of White Ignorance, and Audit Masculinity in English Higher Education

Elaine Swan.

in Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Policy; Gender and Sexuality. 11415 words.

Drawing upon recent literature on what has been called “epistemologies of ignorance” in relation to race, this paper examines an audit of a research project on equality and diversity in a...

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In Defense of Women's Economic Security: Securing Access to Higher Education Under Welfare Reform

LUISA S. DEPREZ and SANDRA S. BUTLER.

in Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Policy; Gender and Sexuality. 0 words.

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Queens of Academe

Karen W. Tice.

May 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Gender and Sexuality. 304 pages.

Universities are unlikely venues for grading, branding, and marketing gendered beauty, bodies, poise, and style. Nonetheless, thousands of college women have sought not only college...

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Gender and the South China Miracle

Ching Kwan Lee.

January 1998; p ublished online March 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Gender and Sexuality. 221 pages.

Yuk-ling, a busy Hong Kong mother of two, and Chi-ying, a young single woman from a remote village in northern China, work in electronics factories owned by the same foreign corporation,...

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Women in and out of paid work

Cristina Solera.

July 2009; p ublished online March 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Gender and Sexuality. 240 pages.

Over the last fifty years women's employment has increased markedly throughout developed countries. Women of younger generations are much more likely than their mothers and grandmothers to...

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Colored No More

Treva B. Lindsey.

April 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Gender and Sexuality. 204 pages.

Colored No More: Reinventing Black Womanhood in Washington, D.C. examines the expressive culture of African American women in Washington, D.C. during the early twentieth...

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Household Formation, Lineage, and Gender Relations in the Early Modern Atlantic World

Carole Shammas.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Atlantic World

March 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Gender and Sexuality. 9904 words.

Households did not figure prominently in the early Atlantic migration to the Americas. The opportunity for innovation in household structure, given the ethnicities, economies, and colonial...

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Afterword

Karen W. Tice.

in Queens of Academe

May 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Gender and Sexuality. 4091 words.

This chapter examines the diverse effects of campus beauty pageants for affirming and disrupting restrictive gender/race/class dynamics on campus. It discusses the effects of...

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