Challenges of the Faculty Career for Women
Success and Sacrifice
Challenges of the Faculty Career for Women by Maike Ingrid Philipsen
Book DescriptionBased on interviews with female faculty members at various stages in their careers, this compelling resource examines how women faculty members juggle the extraordinary demands of their personal lives with the pressures of their academic careers. Challenges of the Faculty Career for Women explores and offers recommendations about such commonplace issues as choosing between and balancing work and family, defining identity and priorities, facing elder-care issues, and working in a historically male-dominated environment.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780470257005
(159mm x 234mm x 34mm)
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 31-Mar-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Maike Ingrid Philipsen
Foundations of Education, Hardback (August 2011)
Introduces students to the key issues in American education. This book focuses on the major problems facing American education. It offers a scholarly treatment of these problems from historical, philosophical, and sociological perspectives, bringing together relevant findings from those disciplines to analyze and illuminate a wide range of issues.
Helping Faculty Find Work-Life Balance, Hardback (October 2010)» View all books by Maike Ingrid Philipsen
This book focuses on how academics juggle the demands of their personal and professional life. The authors focus on faculty's specific challenges change over the years of their academic careers.
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Author Biography - Maike Ingrid Philipsen
Maike Ingrid Philipsen, Ph.D., is professor in the social foundations of education, Virginia Commonwealth University.
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