Gendered Perspectives on Community College: New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 142 (No. 142)

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Synopsis: This volume explores and begins to unravel the complexities ofgender issues confronting men and women in two-year institutions.The authors address a wide range of questions that frame thecurrent challenges facing community colleges, and providethoughtful discussions of the gender-related experiences of femaleand male students, staff, faculty and administrators.

The chapters blend evidence from personal narratives and surveyresults and offer recommendations that will help community collegesacross the board, from serving students struggling with identityissues to institutionalizing fairness in hiring and promotion.

Topics include

  1. Community Colleges as Gender-Equitable Institutions
  2. Factors Promoting Academic Success Among African American andWhite Male Community College Students
  3. Masculinities Go to Community College: Understanding MaleIdentity Socialization and Gender Role Conflict
  4. Broadening Female Participation in Science, Technology,Engineering, and Mathematics: Experiences at CommunityColleges
  5. Noninstructional Staff Perceptions of the College Climate
  6. The Actors Behind the Curtain: Representation of Women Facultyin Community College Institutional Decision Making
  7. Gendered Leadership: An Organizational Perspective
  8. Work and Family Balance: How Community College FacultyCope
  9. Meeting the Challenge of Gender Equity in Community CollegeAthletics
  10. Strategizing for the Future

Gender-related conundrums lurk in every aspect of our societyand culture, and higher education is no exception. Readers of thisvolume will come away with a better sense of how to assist thosewho teach, learn, and lead in our nation's democratic colleges.

This is the 142nd volume of the Jossey Bass quarterly reportseries New Directions for Community Colleges.Essential to the professional libraries of presidents, vicepresidents, deans, and other leaders in today's open-doorinstitutions, New Directions for Community Collegesprovides expert guidance in meeting the challenges of theirdistinctive and expanding educational mission.

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