Navigating Micro-Aggressions Toward Women in Higher Education, 1st Edition

  • Ursula Thomas
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  • ISBN-10: 1522559434
  • ISBN-13: 9781522559436
  • DDC: 378.0082
  • 304 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released October 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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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. This title 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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Higher Education and Professional Development (AHEPD) Book Series.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Microaggressions: An Introduction.
2: Architects of Change in the Ivory Tower: Recasting the Role of Black Women Engaged in Higher Education Professional Counterspaces.
3: From PWI to HBCU: When the Oppressed Takes on the Characteristics of the Oppressor.
4: Owning Black Hair: The Pursuit of Identity and Authenticity in Higher Education.
5: Critical Examination of Tokenism and Demands of Organizational Citizenship Behavior Among Faculty Women of Color.
6: Claws and All: Women of Color and the Pitfalls of Dominant Culture Leadership.
7: Undermining Leadership Effectiveness.
8: The Black One: Microaggressions in a Criminal Justice Program.
9: What’s Respect Got to Do With It? A Black Woman’s Experience With the Role of Respect in Academia.
10: Praxis of the Teaching Profession: A Dialectic of Institutional Oppression and the Development of Pedagogy and Critical Consciousness.
11: Molding Me in Their Image.
12: Analyzing University Exploitation of Diversity to Legitimize Hiring Discrimination: A Black Woman Professor’s Narrative.
13: Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.