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Author Hoskins, Kate.

Title Women and success : professors in the UK academy / Kate Hoskins
Published Stoke on Trent, UK ; Sterling, VA : Trentham Books, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 135 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; 1 Women and success; 2 Policy, history and women's access to higher education; 3 Early influences: family and education; 4 Entering the academy; 5 Academic career progression; 6 Career success; 7 Conclusions; References; Index
Summary This book provides significant insight into the experiences and dispositions of 20 women professors of varied background and age who work in a range of academic disciplines in the UK academy, and of the factors and influences which shape the capacity of some women to achieve high positions in a setting where they have historically been excluded
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 123-131) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Glass ceiling (Employment discrimination) -- Great Britain.
Successful people -- Great Britain.
Women college teachers -- Great Britain.
Form Electronic book
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