Women, know your limits: cultural sexism in academia

  title={Women, know your limits: cultural sexism in academia},
  author={Heather Savigny},
  journal={Gender and Education},
  pages={794 - 809}
  • H. Savigny
  • Published 10 November 2014
  • Sociology
  • Gender and Education
Despite the considerable advances of the feminist movement across Western societies, in Universities women are less likely to be promoted, or paid as much as their male colleagues, or even get jobs in the first place. One way in which we can start to reflect on why this might be the case is through hearing the experiences of women academics themselves. Using feminist methodology, this article attempts to unpack and explore just some examples of ‘cultural sexism’ which characterises the working… 

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