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Author Bank, Barbara J.

Title Contradictions in women's education : traditionalism, careerism, and community at a single-sex college / Barbara J. Bank with Harriet M. Yelon
Published New York ; London : Teachers College Press, [2003]


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Description x, 198 pages ; 24 cm
Series Sociology of education series
Sociology of education series (New York, N.Y.)
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Traditionalism and Emancipation: Socialization at CWC -- 3. Traditionalism and Emancipation: Sororities at CWC -- 4. Careerism and Academic Traditions -- 5. Careerism Versus the Collegiate Life -- 6. Community: Connections and Defections at CWC -- 7. Lessons From Central Women's College -- App. A. Description of Instruments and Samples -- App. B. Survey Measures -- App. C. Statistical Conventions and Manipulations of Survey Responses -- App. D. Interview Schedules
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-191) and index
Subject Women's colleges -- United States -- Case studies.
Women -- Education (Higher) -- United States -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Author Yelon, Harriet M.
LC no. 2003041002
ISBN 080774364X cloth alkaline paper
0807743631 paper alkaline paper