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The Student Years: Eighteen to Thirty-Two

Mary Ann Mason and Eve Mason Ekman

in Mothers on the Fast Track: How a New Generation Can Balance Family and Careers

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195182675
eISBN:
9780199944019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182675.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Choosing to enter a high-status male-dominated profession requires years of additional training, financial sacrifice, and hard work. This chapter argues that although some ambitious young ... More


Women and Universities

R. D. Anderson

in European Universities from the Enlightenment to 1914

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198206606
eISBN:
9780191717307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206606.003.0017
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The admission of women to universities stretched over several decades. The process was determined by factors which included religion and the organization of girls' secondary education. The countries ... More


Beyond the Glass Ceiling: Forty to Sixty-Five and Beyond

Mary Ann Mason and Eve Mason Ekman

in Mothers on the Fast Track: How a New Generation Can Balance Family and Careers

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195182675
eISBN:
9780199944019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182675.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter notes that even persistent, successful women will fall short of reaching the very top leadership positions in their field, and most will not be paid equitably. In all of these ... More


Women

Janet Howarth

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VIII: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229742
eISBN:
9780191678912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229742.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines female students at Oxford during the period from 1914 to 1970. The introduction of women students to Oxford had come about as a result of the work of mid-Victorian dons towards ... More


Russia

R. D. Anderson

in European Universities from the Enlightenment to 1914

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198206606
eISBN:
9780191717307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206606.003.0016
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The story of universities in Russia is inseparable from politics, as they had a fraught relationship with the state and generated the dissident intelligentsia. Western-style universities were founded ... More


Becoming a medical student

Laura Kelly

in Irish Women in Medicine, c. 1880s-1920s: Origins, Education and Careers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719088353
eISBN:
9781781704622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088353.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the women who decided to matriculate in medicine at Irish institutions in the period 1885–1922. It reveals that women medical students tended to come from well-to-do backgrounds ... More


‘This Feminine Invasion of Medicine’: Women in Irish Medical Schools, c.1880–1945

Laura Kelly

in Irish Medical Education and Student Culture, c.1850-1950

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940599
eISBN:
9781786945037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940599.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the experiences of women who studied at Irish medical schools and hospitals from the 1880s to 1940s. Previous research has suggested that the first generation of female medical ... More


§ American Girls and French Jeunes Filles: Negotiating National Identities in Interwar France

in Internationalism, National Identities, and Study Abroad: France and the United States, 1890-1970

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762533
eISBN:
9780804773386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762533.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Women comprised the vast majority of undergraduates in the United States who went to study in France in the 1920s and 1930s. This chapter examines the unique experience of American women students who ... More


Resistance Is Futile! You Will Be Assimilated: Gender and the Making of Scientists

Banu Subramaniam (ed.)

in Ghost Stories for Darwin: The Science of Variation and the Politics of Diversity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038655
eISBN:
9780252096594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038655.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter examines how the links between a scientific identity and a masculine one have come to shape the culture of science, and considers an alternate vision where “woman” and “science” are not ... More


“A Plea for the Oppressed”: Educational Strivings, Pre-1865

Stephanie Y. Evans

in Black Women in the Ivory Tower, 1850–1954: An Intellectual History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032689
eISBN:
9780813039299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032689.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

Before the dawning of the Civil War, over 250 institutions offered college-level education however only a select few catered to black or women students. The most notable of them were Oberlin, ... More


From Housewife to Historian

Donna Sinclair

in Reshaping Women's History: Voices of Nontraditional Women Historians

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042003
eISBN:
9780252050749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042003.003.0016
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter focuses on the personal, social, and historical contexts that shaped Donna Sinclair’s career as a feminist historian. The story of Sinclair’s trek to the 2013 Prelinger Award took root ... More


The Reorder of Things: The University and Its Pedagogies of Minority Difference

Roderick A. Ferguson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816672783
eISBN:
9781452947112
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816672783.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In the 1960s and 1970s, minority and women students at colleges and universities across the United States organized protest movements to end racial and gender inequality on campus. African American, ... More


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