Women in Catholic higher education : border work, living experiences, and social justice / edited by Sharlene Nagy Hesse-Biber and Denise Leckenby.

"Women in Catholic Higher Education examines the contemporary contradictions and tensions faced by women who teach and work in Catholic institutions of higher learning. Delving into discourse traditionally silenced by the Catholic hierarchy, this edited collection observes the ways in which pat...

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Other Authors: Hesse-Biber, Sharlene Nagy, Leckenby, Denise, 1976-
Format: eBook
Published: Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, ℗♭2003.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction / Sharlene Nagy Hesse-Biber and Densie Leckenby
  • Part I. Feminist border work : tensions and contradictions
  • "What doesn't kill you will make you strong" : Black women and Catholic colleges / Stephanie Y. Mitchem
  • Cultural barriers facing lesbian, gay, and bisexual students at a Catholic college / Patrick Love
  • Navigating bi-cultural waters / Bonnie B.C. Oh
  • Part II. Living experiences : identity, empowerment, and action
  • Women in God's country : teaching gender studies at Saint Michael's College / Carey Kaplan and Susan Kuntz
  • Living the experiences of a feminist faculty member at a Catholic institution / Sharlene Nagy Hesse-Biber
  • Walking on a wire and weaving a safety net : women's studies and campus administrative offices / Margaret D. Stetz
  • No sleep for the lions : women's leadership in Catholic higher education / Patricia A. McGuire
  • Part III. Social justice : the ideal, the reality, and the quest
  • The impostor phenomenon and women in theology / Joan A. Range
  • Ex corde : constraint or window of opportunity? / Stephanie Bressler
  • Mission and ministry of American Catholic colleges and universities for the next century : vocation and dialogic models for social justice / Barbara E. Wall
  • Conclusion
  • Strife and synthesis : women and women's studies in Catholic higher education / Sharlene Nagy Hesse-Biber and Denise Leckenby.