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Challenges of the faculty career for women: success and sacrifice

Author: Philipsen, Maike Ingrid Publisher: Jossey-Bass, 2008.Language: EnglishDescription: 341 p. : Graphs ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780470257005Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index


Challenges of the Faculty Career for Women Success and Sacrifice Contents Foreword Acknowledgments About the Authors Introduction The People The Places The Methods The Author: "I Had to Get Divorced to Find a Healthy Balance in My Life" Organization of the Book xiii xvii xix 1 4 5 6 12 16 1. Early Career: "It Is Tenure or It Is Nothing" The Curse of Ill-Defined Expectations: "It's a Moving Target" Parents on the Tenure-Track: "I Always Feel Like My Attention Is Divided" Single Women The Two-Body Problem: "People Have to Think of This More as a Package Deal" The Immigrant Scholar: "I Feel Many Times I Live Between Cracks" Making It Work and Dealing with It: Enablers and Coping Strategies: "Keep Moving and Getting It Done" 19 19 25 46 52 58 70 2. Mid-Career: "I'm Not Sleepwalking; I'm Making Decisions" Lumbering Under the Load: "It's Only Work, Work, Work" Mothering in Mid-Career: "We Are the Ones Who Never Have the Cookies Baked" Defining Your Identity: "I Didn't Want to Play This Game Anymore" Making It Work and Dealing with It: "Psyching Out What Does Really Count and Reconciling That with My Own Values and Priorities" 81 82 85 102 109 3. Late Career: "This Is Who I Am, and I'm Going to Be Who I Want to Be" Defining the Relationship: "You've Reached That Level of Self-Actualization" Providing Elder Care: "Those of Us Who Are the Sandwich Generation" Regrets and Sacrifices: "There Are Always Costs" About Pioneers and Outsiders: "Nobody Is Going to Give a Five-Year Grant to a Seventy-Five-Year-Old Woman" Thinking About Retirement: "I Just Hope I Know When It Is Time to Leave" Making It Work and Dealing with It: Enablers and Coping Strategies 127 127 136 140 154 162 168 4. Comparisons Men: "I Still Experience a Lot of Male Privilege" Generations: "We Still Have Strides to Make, but at the Same Time, We Have Come a Long Way" 191 192 206 5. Recommendations What Women Want: Reform of Academe While Women Wait: Advice for the Interim 231 232 249 Conclusion Appendix A: Balancing Personal and Professional Lives--A Quantitative Assessment Appendix B: The Survey Appendix C: Frequencies and Histograms References Index 261 273 287 315 329 337

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