Navigating Micro-Aggressions Toward Women in Higher Education

Navigating Micro-Aggressions Toward Women in Higher Education

Ursula Thomas (Georgia Perimeter College, USA)
Release Date: September, 2018|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 304
ISBN13: 9781522559429|ISBN10: 1522559426|EISBN13: 9781522559436|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5942-9


Gender and diversity are crucial areas that require more attention in multiple academic settings. As more women progress into leadership positions in academia, it becomes necessary to develop solutions geared specifically toward success for females in such environments.

Navigating Micro-Aggressions Toward Women in Higher Education provides innovative insights into the institutionalized racism against women of color in higher education institutions. The content within this publication offers information on the historical vestiges of racist and sexist ideologies and why women of color are underrepresented in various levels of higher education leadership. It is a vital reference source for educational administrators, professors, higher education professionals, academicians, and researchers seeking information on gender studies and women’s roles in higher education.

Topics Covered

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

  • Academic Leadership
  • Collective Movement Activism
  • Cultural Taxation
  • Discrimination
  • Oppression
  • Race and Gender
  • Racial Disparity
  • Racial Microaggressions
  • Social Isolation

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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