Identity and Difference in Higher Education : Outsiders within book cover
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Identity and Difference in Higher Education
Outsiders within

ISBN 9781138720015
Published November 4, 2019 by Routledge
206 Pages

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Book Description

This title was first published in 2001. This volume brings together contributions from a group of authors who explore the themes of identity and difference in the context of a range of power relationships within higher education.

Table of Contents

Section 1: Identity and Difference in Higher Education: The Context 1 Identity and Difference: Concepts and Themes 2 Mass Higher Education: The Construction of Difference 3 Mass Higher Education: Feminist Pedagogy in the Learning Society Section 2: Students in Post-Compulsory Education 4 ‘I’m Doing It for All of Us’: Gender and Identity in the Transition to Higher Education 5 Education: What’s in it for Mature Women? 6 Disabled Women Enter the Academy 7 Insiders and/or Outsiders: Black Female Voices from the Academy 8 Negotiating Identities: Women’s Studies Students, Transferable Skills and Learning Outcomes 9 Narratives of a Gendered Self: Class, Interiority and Women’s Educational Desires Section 3: Reflections from Feminist Academics: Researching and Teaching in HE 10 ‘Isn’t He Good, but Can We Take Her Seriously?’: Gendered Expectations in Higher Education 11 Betwixt and Between: C/ossifying Identities in Higher Education 12 Black Women in Ivory Towers: Racism and Sexism in the Academy 13 Surviving the Academic Alienation of Black Women 14 Common Beginnings, Differing Conclusions

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