A Cross-Cultural Examination of Women in Higher Education and the Workplace

A Cross-Cultural Examination of Women in Higher Education and the Workplace

Reem A. Abu-Lughod
Projected Release Date: February, 2024|Copyright: © 2024 |Pages: 300
DOI: 10.4018/979-8-3693-0102-9
ISBN13: 9798369301029|EISBN13: 9798369301043
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The global evolution of women's rights throughout history follows an arduous path from suffrage to the modern era of workplace inclusion. In pursuing gender equality and social progress, nations worldwide have embarked on transformative journeys to empower women. A Cross-Cultural Examination of Women in Higher Education and the Workplace delves deep into this global movement, comprehensively exploring the multifaceted challenges and triumphs women face as they navigate the intricate tapestry of higher education and professional environments.

This book weaves together insights from diverse fields such as social stratification, women's studies, race and ethnic studies, public policy, and ethics. For educators in higher education and across disciplines, it provides an indispensable resource, aligning perfectly with a variety of course teachings and research objectives.

The book conducts an analysis of women's participation in the workforce, dissecting the disparities that persist despite notable progress in the 21st century. It offers illuminating case studies through various cultures that shed light on strategies employed to advance women's roles in diverse societies. It scrutinizes policies and measures that have either facilitated or hindered women's progress in higher education and the workplace, drawing vital lessons for government agencies and organizations dedicated to the advancement of women.

Furthermore, this research-laden book takes a panoramic view of female leadership across the globe, unraveling the profound impact of women who have shattered glass ceilings and redefined leadership paradigms. In navigating the terrain of ethics and ethical inquiry, the book confronts head-on the gender biases and ethical dilemmas that endure in educational and professional spheres.

As the book culminates, it surveys the present landscape, scrutinizing the contemporary role of women in society both in the United States and beyond. With a thoughtful synthesis of its extensive research, it identifies pivotal factors that can pave the way for greater women's advancement, offering a hopeful vision for the future.

Coverage:

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Cross-Cultural Perspectives
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Ethical Dilemmas
  • Female Leadership
  • Gender Bias
  • Gender Disparities
  • Gender Equality
  • Global Women's Rights
  • Higher Education
  • Public Policy
  • Social Stratification
  • Women's Advancement and Empowerment
  • Women's Studies
  • Workplace Inclusion
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