Higher Education for Women in Postwar America, 1945-1965
By (author) Linda Eisenmann
Normal Price: $64.00
Your Price: $57.60 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $6.40! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.88 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Higher Education for Women in Postwar America, 1945-1965 by Linda Eisenmann
Book DescriptionThis history explores the nature of postwar advocacy for women's higher education, acknowledging its unique relationship to the expectations of the era and recognizing its particular type of adaptive activism. Linda Eisenmann illuminates the impact of this advocacy in the postwar era, identifying a link between women's activism during World War II and the women's movement of the late 1960s. Though the postwar period has been portrayed as an era of domestic retreat for women, Eisenmann finds otherwise as she explores areas of institution building and gender awareness. In an era uncomfortable with feminism, this generation advocated individual decision making rather than collective action by professional women, generally conceding their complicated responsibilities as wives and mothers. By redefining our understanding of activism and assessing women's efforts within the context of their milieu, this innovative work reclaims an era often denigrated for its lack of attention to women.
Buy Higher Education for Women in Postwar America, 1945-1965 book by Linda Eisenmann from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780801887451
(229mm x 152mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publish Date: 21-Aug-2007
Country of Publication: United States
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Higher Education for Women in Postwar America, 1945-1965 book by Linda Eisenmann and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Linda Eisenmann
Linda Eisenmann is the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at John Carroll University, past president of the History of Education Society, and president-elect of the Association for the Study of Higher Education.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.