Collaboration Among Academic Couples
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Working Equal by Elizabeth Creamer
Book DescriptionWorking Equal exposes the myth of heroic individualism that is central to contemporary western thought. With more than 35% of full-time faculty with a spouse or partner in the same profession, dual career couples are a growing presence in higher education in the U.S.. This compelling and innovative volume examines and testifies to the contribution of intimate and familial relationships to artistic, literary, and scientific accomplishment. An original study of a growing phenomena in higher education, Working Equal presents a new and invaluable portrait of contemporary faculty life.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780815335450
(216mm x 140mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Garland Publishing Inc
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 22-Feb-2001
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Elizabeth Creamer
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This book explores the influence of collaborative relationships among dual career couples on innovation and productivity. It proposes a new definition of egalitarianism.
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Author Biography - Elizabeth Creamer
Elizabeth Creamer is Professor of Women's Studies, and an Adjunct in Higher Education and Student Affairs at Virginia Polytechnic and State University in Blacksburg, Virginia. She is the author of more than thirty book chapters and refereed journal articles, as well as the 1998 book, Assessing Faculty Publishing Productivity: Issues of Equity. Her research interests are on the topics of gender differences in the correlates of faculty publishing productivity, diversity in higher education, and scholarly collaboration
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