Category Archives: Friedl, Ernestine

Contemporary Women’s Studies

Myra Jehlen sees much historical and literary scholarship about women in the mid-1980s as paradoxical. This stems from what she describes as an inherent alienation in which feminist writers are torn between critical comment and ideological opposition. In the second segment … Continue reading

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Women, Philosophy, and Public Policy

The United Nations Decade for Women, 1976-85, brought attention worldwide to women’s issues in politics, culture, and social development. How has the status of women in the modern world changed during the first two-thirds of the twentieth century? With regard … Continue reading

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American Undergraduate Education

William Bennett, Franklin Ford, Ernestine Friedl, and Samuel Williamson address questions concerning undergraduate education in the United States in the 1980s. What are the aims of education at that level and the quality of that education? What are students’ expectations … Continue reading

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