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The balancing act [electronic resource] : gendered perspectives in faculty roles and work lives / edited by Susan J. Bracken, Jeanie K. Allen, and Diane R. Dean ; foreword by Ann E. Austin.

Contributor(s): Bracken, Susan J | Allen, Jeanie K, 1951- | Dean, Diane R, 1967-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Women in academe series: Publisher: Sterling, Va. : Stylus, 2006Edition: 1st ed.Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 177 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781429425971 (electronic bk.); 1429425970 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Women college teachers -- United States | Women college teachers -- Recruiting -- United States | Universities and colleges -- United States -- Faculty | EDUCATION -- HigherGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Balancing act.DDC classification: 378.1/2082 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction: the past, present, and future: women's studies, higher education, and praxis / Susan J. Bracken, Jeanie K. Allen, and Diane R. Dean -- Babies matter: pushing the gender equity revolution forward / Mary Ann Mason, Marc Goulden, and Nicholas H. Wolfinger -- How female and male faculty with families manage work and personal roles / Carol L. Colbeck -- Faculty work and family life: policy perspectives from different institutional types / Lisa Wolf-Wendel and Kelly Ward -- Policies that part: early career experiences of coworking academic couples / Elizabeth G. Creamer -- Agents of learning: strategies for assuming agency, for learning, in tenured faculty careers / Anna Neumann, Aimee LaPointe Terosky, and Julie Schell -- Faculty change initiatives: responding to a campus climate study / Jeni Hart -- Conclusion / Ann E. Austin.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: the past, present, and future: women's studies, higher education, and praxis / Susan J. Bracken, Jeanie K. Allen, and Diane R. Dean -- Babies matter: pushing the gender equity revolution forward / Mary Ann Mason, Marc Goulden, and Nicholas H. Wolfinger -- How female and male faculty with families manage work and personal roles / Carol L. Colbeck -- Faculty work and family life: policy perspectives from different institutional types / Lisa Wolf-Wendel and Kelly Ward -- Policies that part: early career experiences of coworking academic couples / Elizabeth G. Creamer -- Agents of learning: strategies for assuming agency, for learning, in tenured faculty careers / Anna Neumann, Aimee LaPointe Terosky, and Julie Schell -- Faculty change initiatives: responding to a campus climate study / Jeni Hart -- Conclusion / Ann E. Austin.

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