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作者 Dilley, Patrick
書名 The transformation of women's collegiate education [electronic resource] : the legacy of virginia gildersleeve / by Patrick Dilley
出版項 Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017
國際標準書號 9783319468617 (electronic bk.)
9783319468600 (paper)
國際標準號碼 10.1007/978-3-319-46861-7 doi
book jacket
說明 vii, 133 p. : ill., digital ; 24 cm
附註 Introduction -- 1. Gildersleeve's Early Education and Early Women's Higher Education -- 2. Dean Gildersleeve: Redefining a Woman's College -- 3. Progressivism, Race, and Feminism -- 4. Educational Philosophies and Responsibility of Citizenship -- 5. Higher Education and the War -- 6. The Legacy of Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve
This book examines the life of Virginia Gildersleeve, the dean of Barnard College from 1911 to 1947, who dedicated her life to expanding women's collegiate opportunities to match those of men, and to allow women entry into professional and graduate programs. Gildersleeve was the first academic to use the media to define for the American public what higher education--and particularly what higher education for women--meant. The only woman to sign the United Nations charter, Gildersleeve made waves by implementing the first program to allow women into the Navy. This book explores how Gildersleeve's life exemplifies the expanded and changing educational opportunities for women during the Progressive Era and early twentieth century, with the rise of feminists, progressive reformers, and educational philosophers. Although Gildersleeve is nearly forgotten, her importance to women's higher education, women's inclusion in the US military, and world peace is captured in this blend of historical analysis and life history
Host Item Springer eBooks
主題 Gildersleeve, Virginia Crocheron, 1877-1965
Barnard College -- History
United States. Navy -- Women -- History
Women educators -- United States -- Biography
Women -- Education (Higher) -- History
Women in higher education -- History
Women's colleges -- History
Feminism and higher education -- History
History of Education
Administration, Organization and Leadership
Educational Policy and Politics
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