Hamilton, Marlene A; Leo-Rhynie, Elsa A.
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Women in higher education: A Caribbean perspective
Education in the West Indies : Developments and perspectives, 1948-1988
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Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of the West Indies
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Provides figures and an analysis of the registrations for degrees at the University of the West Indies over the period 1948-1986. Also looks at the percentage of academic posts held by women for the period 1983/84 -1985/86 and the sex distribution of staff by faculty 1986 -1987 and makes some comparisons with the situation in the US. 'The data, examined from a purely numerical perspective, do reveal the greater involvement of women in higher education, but the placement of these women indicates that, by and large, they are still to be found in sex-stereotyped areas, and they still occupy the lower status category'.....