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Women in academia

gender and academic freedom in Africa

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Published by Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa in Dakar, Senegal .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Sex discrimination in higher education -- Africa -- Cross-cultural studies.,
    • Women in higher education -- Africa -- Cross-cultural studies.,
    • Academic freedom -- Africa -- Cross-cultural studies.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Ebrima Sall.
      GenreCross-cultural studies.
      SeriesThe state of academic freedom in Africa series
      ContributionsSall, Ebrima., Codesria.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLC212.863.A35 W66 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 154 p. ;
      Number of Pages154
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3976866M
      ISBN 102869780788
      LC Control Number2001295550

      This study explores the functionality of the literary device, “irony,” in two episodes of the Gospel of John, namely the Nicodemus episode (John 3) and the Samaritan woman episode (John 4). The study begins with an etymological survey of the uses of.   Presumed Incompetent is a pathbreaking account of the intersecting roles of race, gender, and class in the working lives of women faculty of color. Through personal narratives and qualitative empirical studies, more than 40 authors expose the daunting challenges faced by academic women of color as they navigate the often hostile terrain of higher education, 5/5(1).

        Why women leave academia and why universities should be worried A recent report reveals that only 12% of third year female PhD students want a career in : Curt Rice.   Opponents of Christianity will often suggest that the Bible has a low view of women. It’s a patriarchal book with a patriarchal many cases though, Scripture reveals that while that may have been true of ancient Judaism (like many other ancient cultures), God–and Jesus–honored women in profound and meaningful ways. In his online course, A .

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