The only comprehensive encyclopedia on the subject of women in higher education.
AZ entries are divided into nine major content sections, each preceded by a topical overview designed to provide a broad introduction to the area. Major sections include Historical and Cultural Contexts, Gender Theory and the Academy, Feminism in the Academy, Women in the Curriculum, and Women and Higher Education Policy
Over 50 contributors represent broad and diverse views of the complex and evolving role of women in higher education
Two appendixes provide an overview of available references for further research: Women's Studies Research Resources and Colleges Identifying Themselves as Women's Colleges
A complete cross referenced bibliography of all sources is noted in individual entries