Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN-10 : 1119257581
ISBN-13 : 978-1119257585
Research into gender equity in higher education, inspiring action
With this enlightening handbook, you can review the thinking of leading researchers on the current intersection of gender and higher education. The Wiley Handbook of Gender Equity in Higher Education provides an in-depth look at education's complicated relationships with, and in some cases inadequate fostering of, gender equity. The collection offers a bold picture of research into the subject. It also projects future paths of exploration, inquiry, and action for gender equity.
•Focuses specifically on gender and higher education across the globe, setting the stage for new explorations
•Examines gender equity in relation to the STEM fields
•Considers current male participation in higher education
•Covers gender segregation by major and the issue of women remaining in lower-paying areas
The Wiley Handbook of Gender Equity in Higher Education spotlights the continuing and integral role of educational institutions in the struggle for gender equity. Policy makers, university administrators, and researchers can look to this handbook for perspective on recent research as they move forward in the pursuit of more equitable educational environments.