Citizenship by degree : U.S. higher education policy and the changing gender dynamics of American citizenship / Deondra Rose
- Rose, Deondra
- New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2018.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white).
- Studies in postwar American political development
- Machine generated contents note: 1.Higher Education Policy and Women's Citizenship -- 2.The Gendered Roots of American Higher Education -- 3.Scaring Up Money for College: How the Politics of Crisis Set the Stage for Gender-Egalitarian Student Aid -- 4.Sustaining Gender Parity in College Aid: The Higher Education Act of 1965 -- 5.Opening Doors for Women: Title IX and the Death of "Women Need Not Apply" -- 6.Fortunate Sons and Daughters: Financial Aid and the Gender Dynamics of Social Citizenship -- 7.Federal Student Aid and the Gender Dynamics of Political Citizenship -- 8.Citizenship by Degree: Promoting Equal Opportunity Through Higher Education.
- What explains the progress that American women have made since the 1960s? While many point to the feminist movement, this work argues that higher education policies paved the way for women to surpass men as the recipients of bachelor's degrees and helped them move toward full, first-class citizenship.
- 9780190867300 (ebook)
- Audience Notes:
- Previously issued in print: 2018.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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