The Illusion of Inclusion

Women In Post Secondary Education

By Jackie Stalker  

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Women have had limited access to some higher education in Canada for over a century, but their participation has never been equal to that of men. Both as students and as faculty, women continue to be discriminated against on Canadian campuses in ways ranging from the most systemic and institutional to the most interpersonal and subjective. Contributors to this anthology explore and explain various dimensions of the “illusion of inclusion,” the contradiction between the widespread belief that women and men share equal educational opportunities and the uncomfortable reality of women’s marginalization and minority status.

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  • Jackie Stalker


    Jackie Stalker is retired from the Faculty of Education at the University of Manitoba.

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