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Education and Women’s Careers

Enrolment code: ESG781

Offered: not offered in 2003

Special note: will be offered in 2004

Unit description:

Examines critical policies and practices in women’s education. Feminist and anti-feminist theories about education are included. There is an emphasis on students analysing their own educational experiences and career opportunities. The relationship between gender and work will be explored. There is an examination of the cultural ideologies that separate men’s work from women’s work. Changing attitudes towards the role of women in society are examined.

Staff Dr CJ Hiller For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Assessment mode negotiated Assignment Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Required texts etc Grieve N & Burns A, Australian Women New Feminist Perspectives, OUP, 1986.
Leder G & Sampson S, Educating Girls, Allen and Unwin, 1989.
Reinharz S, Feminist Methods in Social Research, OUP, 1992.
Whyte J, Deen R, Kart L & Cruickshank M (eds), Girl Friendly Schooling, Methuen, 1985.
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Majors: [Discipline and school information] Women's Studies  
Courses Graduate Certificate of Education
Master of Education
Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)
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