Gender on Campus

Gender on Campus

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Gender on Campus is the first book to combine solid analyses of the broad range of gender issues for women in college with realistic approaches to heighten awareness and alleviate problems. Written for students, the book first clarifies the concept of feminism and then examines gender dynamics in a variety of settings and contexts-from the classroom to the sports field and from language to social life. Sharon Gmelch probes sexism, racism, and homophobia on campus and surveys the special issues facing diverse women students. The book also addresses issues relating to body image and sexuality. Its final chapters analyze the role gender continues to play after college-in the media, workplace, and politics. After a thorough discussion of a topic, each chapter concludes with possibilities for action (qWhat You Can Doq) as well as a selected bibliography of books, videos, and organizations that students can consult. Gender on Campus is an invaluable resource for students, parents, and administrators, as well as an excellent text for women's studies courses.These include an individual studenta#39;s high school grades, class standing, and test scores, as well as muscial or artistic talent, athletic ability, and personality, as revealed in her admission essay and interview. Linda Wightman studied thousands of law school applicants, comparing those who were admitted solely on the basis of grades and Law School Admission Test (LSAT) scores with those who wereanbsp;...

Title:Gender on Campus
Author: Sharon Gmelch, Marcie Heffernan Stoffer, Jody Lynn Yetzer
Publisher:Rutgers University Press - 1998

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