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Author Dyhouse, Carol, 1948-

Title Students : a gendered history / Carol Dyhouse
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 273 pages)
Series Women's and gender history
Women's and gender history.
Contents Going to university in England between the wars : access, funding and social class -- Men and women in higher education in the 1930s : family expectations, gendered outcomes -- Driving ambitions : women in pursuit of a medical education, 1890-1939 -- Wasted investments and blocked ambitions? : women graduates in the postwar world -- Gaining places : the rising proportion of women students in universities after 1970 -- Siege mentalities -- Women students and the London medical schools, 1914-39 : the anatomy of a masculine culture -- 'Apostates' and 'Uncle Toms' : challenges to separatism in the women's college -- Troubled identities : gender, status and culture in the mixed college since 1945 -- The student rag
Summary Explores the gendered social history of students in modern Britain. This book draws upon research, including press coverage of student life, and life histories of men and women who graduated before the Second World War. It is for students of gender studies, cultural studies, and history. It aims to have an impact on their degree course studies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 256-263) and index
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Subject Education, Higher -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Women -- Education (Higher) -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203004280 (electronic bk.)
9780203004289 (electronic bk.)