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Taking Women Seriously: Lessons And Legacies For Educating The Majority (American Council on Education Oryx Press Series on Higher Education) Hardcover – November 3, 1998

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". . . a book infused with a passion for women's educational interests matched by a passion for rigorous scholarship." -- National Women's Studies Association Journal, Summer 2000

". . . strongly recommended for all concerned with educating the majority and improving the landscape of higher education for all students." -- Vanguard, Sept./Oct. 1999

About the Author

M. ELIZABETH TIDBALL is professor emeritus of Physiology, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., and distinguished research scholar and co-director of the Tidball Center for the Study of Educational Environments, Hood College, Frederick, Maryland.

DARYL G. SMITH is professor of education and psychology, Center for Educational Studies, The Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California.

CHARLES S. TIDBALL is distinguished research scholar and co-director of the Tidball Center for the Study of Educational Environments, Hood College, Frederick, Maryland and professor emeritus of computer medicine, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

LISA E. WOLF-WENDEL is assistant professor of higher education, University of Kansas, Lawrence.

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Product Details

  • Series: American Council on Education/Oryx Press Series on Higher Ed
  • Hardcover: 248 pages
  • Publisher: Praeger (November 3, 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1573560928
  • ISBN-13: 978-1573560924
  • Product Dimensions: 9.3 x 6.2 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,400,716 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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A remarkable contribution, informed by heart and soul as well as social-scientific analysis. This book is well written and based on much original research. In fact, it brings together many years of experience, thought, and careful study of the issues involved.
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Lucid, persuasive and illuminating, this book makes an important contribution to the very contemporary issue of best educational practices. The scholarship here is of the first order and the diversity of approaches that the authors have selected enhances any reader's understanding of effective teaching and learning strategies. The long view, coupled with the shorter view; the rigorous statistical analysis, joined to the more philosophical reflection on the subject, ensure a comprehensive and helpful insight into women-centered education for any reader. One need not be an expert to find the ideas that the authors put forth both thought-provoking and inspiring. Everyone should be interested in effective education and this book makes that possible.
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