The purpose of this study was to present the new women's
studies program for the community college. The study advocated
consciousness raising for females at all levels of public instruction,
but this paper was limited to the community college. The program
outlined would seek to help women to assume a...
The purpose of this study was to gather and interpret data in
order to contribute to a better understanding of older employed women
as they prepare for the transition from the paid workforce to
Selected descriptive variables were measured to determine
their relationship to retirement readiness in a sample...
This research explores the consequences and effects for men
enrolled in introductory Women Studies courses at Oregon State
University. Men are enrolling in the feminist classroom in larger
numbers due to institutional changes allowing Women Studies to
provide credit for baccalaureate core curriculum. The intention of
this study is to...
Nonindustrial private forest (NIPF) owners control a significant portion of forestland nationwide. Even though women own or manage NIPF lands, we know very little about how women manage forestland and what barriers women face in forest management. In addition, while there are several forestry organizations available to NIPF owners, few...
The purpose of this phenomenological research is to deepen understanding of the interrelationship between being lesbian and community college leadership experiences, values, priorities, practices, and identity negotiation. The following outlines thematic research findings.
1. Lesbian community college administrators' have experiences in:
-- Anti-lesbian work environments that exposed them to homophobic...
The purpose of this study is to explore through their own stories and journeys
(storjourns), how lesbian leaders influence and transform dominant community
college culture. Five lesbian leaders participated who held the position of Director,
Associate Dean, Dean, Executive Vice President, and President/Executive Dean. This
microethnographical inquiry divulges and makes...
Statistics indicate that the number of dual-career couples, and
thus dual-career women, has continued to increase (Holahan & Gilbert,
1979a; Jump, 1986; Maples, 1981; Sekaran, 1983). Very little is known,
however, about how these women make their career-related decisions
(Morgan & Hock, 1984). The major purpose of the present study...
Kenyan women exhibit a pattern of unequal access and participation to education, particularly Science, Mathematics and Technology (SMT) subjects and careers. This is the result of documented challenges that include cultural attitudes that overburden girls with chores to the detriment of their school work, and a preference by parents to...
This qualitative study explored the life experiences of a small group of
Yemeni women who are academically successful and identified factors perceived by this group to have played a major role in their academic success. One of the key objectives was to gain a better understanding of the processes which...
The increasingly corporatized and privatized public university has resulted in significant role changes for students and faculty. Among these changes includes the development of online education and its proliferation among various disciplines to not only increase educational access, but to sustain budgetary program needs. Such processes are occurring in women's...