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Constructions of Gender. New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 179. J-B CC Single Issue Community Colleges

  • Book
  • 120 Pages
  • January 2018
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • ID: 4392248
A ground swell of activism on campus is underway to recognize a wider understandings of gender, to support long time marginalized populations, and to open up leadership pipelines that result in a reflection of the populations community colleges serve?which include women, minorities, and diverse stakeholders.

This issue expands on the research regarding the stubborn persistence of the glass ceiling and thinking about constructions of gender, inclusivity, and strategies to advance equity for all. Tackling new and extended conceptions of gender to include issues facing the LGBTQ community; it:
- highlights the intersections of race and gender,
- addresses how gender performance continues to influence the experiences of men and women in the 2–year college sector,
- presents strategies for supporting women leaders
- updates readers on the Clery Act on campus, and
- includes strategies for inclusivity.

This is the 179th volume of this Jossey–Bass quarterly report series. Essential to the professional libraries of presidents, vice presidents, deans, and other leaders in today's open–door institutions, New Directions for Community Colleges provides expert guidance in meeting the challenges of their distinctive and expanding educational mission.

Table of Contents

Pamela L. Eddy

1. Setting the Stage: Broadly Considering Gender Constructions 11
Jaime Lester, Carrie Klein

2. Achieving Gender Equity for Women Leaders in Community Colleges Through Better Communication 23
Amy Fara Edwards

3. Changing Leadership: Taking a Stand by “Moving the Needle” for Women’s Leadership in Community Colleges 35
Rosemary Gillett–Karam

4. “Good” Places to Work: Women Faculty, Community Colleges, Academic Work, and Family Integration 47
Kelly Ward, Lisa Wolf–Wendel

5. The Clery Act on Campus: Status Update and Gender Implications 59
E. Ashleigh Schuller Lee

6. The Intersectionality of Gender and Race—Programs to Support Men of Color in Education 67
Dawn Person, Robert Dawson, Yvonne Garc´ýa, Andrew Jones

7. From Boots to Suits: Women Veterans Transitioning to Community College Students 77
Judie A. Heineman

8. Conflating Gender and Identity: The Need for Gender–Fluid Programming in Community Colleges 89
Eboni M. Zamani–Gallaher

9. Looking Forward—Strategies for Inclusivity 101
Pamela L. Eddy



Pamela L. Eddy