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Feminist Academics by Louise Morley
Book DescriptionThis text brings together leading feminists who explore questions of feminist interventions in organisations of knowledge production, covering both the structure and culture of academic institutions and the social divisions between women. Feminism is located as a force for change, empowering women to gain a political understanding and providing a methodology for new approaches to teaching, learning, research and writing in the academy. Contributions demonstrate how an analysis of the micropolitics of the academy in terms of power, policies, discourses, pedagogy and interpersonal relationships provides a framework for de- privatising women's experience and influencing change. Using theoretical constructs and their own biographies and experience, the contributors present predicaments, inequalities and strategies. Power and influence are considered in conjunction with gender, 'race', social class and sexuality.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780748402991
(234mm x 156mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 20-Jun-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Louise Morley
Quality and Power in Higher Education, Paperback (April 2003)
Examines the power relationships that organize and facilitate quality assurance in higher education. This title investigates power in terms of macro systems of accountability, surveillance and regulation, and is suitable for students and scholars of higher education policy and practice, and for university managers and policy-makers.
Organising Feminisms, Hardback (September 1999)
This interdisciplinary study of feminism, equity and change in the academy attempts to decode and disentangle gendered message systems and the matrix of power relations in the academy.
School Effectiveness, Hardback (August 1999)
This book traces the development of the school effectiveness debate and raises key questions about how it has become a dominant discourse in theories of educational change today.
Breaking Boundaries, Hardback (August 1996)» View all books by Louise Morley
This text presents evidence of the work and action of feminists in academia and shows that there is still much to be done before academia is a safe and welcoming environment for women. Women integrate their experience with theory to document and challenge the obstacles to equality and difference.
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