"Decidedly Different": Lesbian Women and Education.Appleby, Yvon
Abstract: Explores the meanings and connections between two different identities: women (visible) and lesbian (invisible). Utilizes a series of interviews to examine the complex relationships that exist between individual identity meanings and those that are socially constructed and maintained within an educational system. Includes many verbatim comments from participants. (MJP)
Title: "Decidedly Different": Lesbian Women and Education.
Author: Appleby, Yvon
Journal Citation: International Studies in Sociology of Education, v6 n1 p67-86 1996
Publication Year: 1996
Document Type: Journal Article (080); Project Description (141)
Target Audience: Researchers
ERIC Identifier: EJ556253
Clearinghouse Identifier: SO529467
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Descriptors: Consciousness Raising; * Educational Experience; * Educational Sociology; Foreign Countries; Higher Education; * Homophobia; Homosexuality; Humanistic Education; Identification [Psychology]; * Individual Development; * Lesbianism; * Self Actualization; Sexuality; Student Needs; Student Welfare