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Author Miller-Bernal, Leslie, 1946-

Title Separate by degree : women students' experiences in single-sex and coeducational colleges / Leslie Miller-Bernal.

Publication Info. New York : P. Lang, [2000]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  378.19822 M647S    Check Shelf
Description xxi, 375 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series History of schools and schooling ; v. 9
History of schools and schooling ; v. 9.
Contents Pt. 1. The historical background of women's education in four liberal arts colleges. "Consecrated" to the "ideal of true womanhood": Wells College's beginnings ; "Ladies on the scene": women enter Middlebury College ; "Free from the drawbacks ... observed in co-education": the coordinate college, William Smith ; Progress and setbacks: women students' experiences at three colleges, 1915-1965 ; Women's struggle for equality continues: the story of Kirkland College -- Pt. 2. The single-sex versus coeducation debate: experiences of women students at Wells, Middlebury, William Smith, and Hamilton Colleges. Separate or together? Myths, facts, and research on how girls and women should be educated ; The class of '88 enters college ; College experiences and changes in attitudes and aspirations of the class of '88 ; Alumnae's experiences and the four colleges in the 1990s ; Conclusion: The future of separatism.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Women college students -- Northeastern States -- Longitudinal studies.
Coeducation -- United States -- Longitudinal studies.
Small colleges -- Northeastern States -- History -- Case studies.
ISBN 082044412X paperback alkaline paper
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