The articles aim at investigating the interrelationship between strategy and structure, thus focusing on the interconnectedness between the institutional environment of the systems of higher education and the strategic behavior, the aspirations, hopes and desires of female academics in particular who either were looking back upon their career path, had just started to think about a career in academia, or were on their way to applying for a leadership position at a university.What are the career options for women in various European countries? What has changed? Does the glass ceiling still exist? The contributors give answers from different countries and in a comparative perspective. The contents include: Structural Barriers and Opportunities for Career Enhancement; France - Sweden - Spain - Italy - Finland - The Commonwealth; Work and Life in Academia; Germany - Poland - Great Britain - Spain - France. Prof. Dr. Renata Siemie ska is professor and chair of the Department of Sociology of Education of Warsaw University, director of the Institute for Social Studies of Warsaw University, head of the Interdisiplinary Research Division of Gender Studies at the Institute, chairholder of the UNESCO Chair "Women, Society and Development", Warsaw, Poland.
Publisher: Verlag Barbara Budrich
Number of pages: 383
Weight: 652 g
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