By Professor Diana Woodward, Dr Miriam David, Miriam David, Diana Woodward

Why is it that during many universities the variety of girls professors can actually matter at the palms of 1 hand whereas the variety of males quantity within the 1000's? Why are ladies lecturers so really deprived and males so firmly in control?In an try to locate solutions to those questions Negotiating the Glass Ceiling gathers jointly the original own reflections of sixteen eminent girls operating in better schooling the world over. those own reflections record many of the altering styles of women's lives in greater schooling because the struggle, a time of big social swap inside of schooling itself, in addition to in women's lives outdoors greater schooling. in addition they illustrate that the alterations that experience occured were challenging gained and never with no results for the ladies concerned.

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Parents who encouraged me to think for myself, although they sometimes forgot their own advice and tried to push me back towards a more conventional path? A mother who was a teacher and painter, poet and organizer. A father who had wanted to become an inventor, and who successfully invented the most useful and odd gadgets for home use, in addition to inventions which he could not afford to put into production. For instance, magnetizing steel under low temperature, as early as 1933. That my parents fitted into a sociological theory about upward mobility, and therefore motivated their children to aim for university degrees?

This is a theory about how a dominant group can use wordless signals and symbols to suppress, intimidate and harass members of a subordinate group. ) I was awarded an honorary degree for this theoretical work at the University of Copenhagen in 1991. The title of the video is The Five Master Suppression Techniques: A Theory About the Language of Power (Växjö, 1992), and it has been written up in different forms in at least twelve languages, including Chinese, Tibetan and Sami (formerly Lapp). It is used in many leadership training courses in both Denmark and Sweden, because it shows REWINDING THE TAPE: STARTING ANEW 25 how men use their body language to suppress women.

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