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Parenting and Professing: Balancing Family Work with an Academic Career

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ISBN 10: 0826514782 / ISBN 13: 9780826514783
Published by Vanderbilt University Press
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A professor's job might seem like a dream occupation - flexible schedule, the ability to work from home, summers off. But as this book reveals, that image is anything but accurate, especially where women are concerned. Indeed, colleges and universities offer a generally inhospitable workplace for dedicated parents. Editor(s): Bassett, Rachel Hile. Num Pages: 280 pages. BIC Classification: JFSJ1; JHBK; JNM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 20. Weight in Grams: 408. . 2005. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780826514783

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Title: Parenting and Professing: Balancing Family ...

Publisher: Vanderbilt University Press

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: New

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Featuring many personal accounts, the twenty-four essays in this collection explore the challenges and possibilities confronting those, especially women, who combine parenting and academic work. Written by a diverse group of educators who present a real-world variety of situations, the collection also includes ideas for change at the individual, interpersonal, policy, and system levels.

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Rachel Hile Bassett received her Ph.D. in English literature from the University of Kansas. Her research focuses on early modern English literature, in particular the poetry of Edmund Spenser. She and her husband live in Lawrence, Kansas, with their two children.

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