Experiences of Single African-American Women Professors : With this Ph.D., I Thee Wed
By: Gilchrist, Eletra S.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, 2013Description: 1 online resource (265 p.).ISBN: 9780739170885.Subject(s): African American women college teachers -- Social conditions | African Americans -- Marriage | Mate selection -- United States | Single women -- United States | Universities and colleges -- United States -- Sociological aspectsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Experiences of Single African-American Women Professors : With this Ph.D., I Thee WedDDC classification: 378.1/208996073 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
EXPERIENCES OF SINGLE AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMEN PROFESSORS; Contents; Foreward; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Precursors to the Nonmarital Status of African-American Women Professors; SEXY: The First Reason I Married My Ph.D.; 1. Black, Educated, and Female: A Perspective on Contemporary Courtship and the Professoriate; 2. This House is Not a Home: Parents' Rhetoric and Perceptions of Marriage among Single African-American Women Academics from Single and Two-Parent Households; 3. "Acting Like a Lady and Doing Me": Rejecting the "Strong Black Woman" Stereotype, Sexism, and Settling
Demands of the Professoriate: Balancing Pedagogical and Relational PursuitsSELF-CONSCIOUS: The Second Reason I Married My Ph.D.; 4. The Myth and Mismatch of Balance: Black Female Professors' Constructions of Balance, Integration, and Negotiation of Work and Life; 5. Jumping the Broom: Challenges of Relational and Academic Pursuits; 6. It Costs to be the Boss: Negotiating the Rewards and Costs of Marriage when Professional Obligations are Great; Multi-Layered Relational Challenges of Single African-American Women Professors; SANCTIFIED: The Third Reason I Married My Ph.D.
7. "I'm in the Middle of Nowhere!": The Dating Experiences of Black, Female Doctoral Students and Faculty at Predominantly White Environments8. Spirituality, Singleness, and Scholarship: Single Black Women Ph.D.s and the Christian HBCU; 9. Breaking the Silence: An Autoethnography of a Single, Black, Lesbian's Interpersonal Relationships at an HBCU; Identity Negotiation: Perceptions of Single African-American Women Professors; SASSY: The Fourth Reason I Married My Ph.D.
10. Neither an "Old Maid" nor a "Miss Independent": Deflating the Negative Perceptions of Single African-American Women Professors11. Searching for the New Black Woman: One Single, African-American Professor's Experience with the Strong Black Woman Myth; 12. You Can Have a Man OR a Career: Professional and Personal Identity Negotiation of Aspiring African-American Female Professors; SINGLE: The Fifth Reason I Married My Ph.D.; Epilogue; Index; About the Editor; About the Contributors
Experiences of Single African-American Women Professors: With this Ph.D., I Thee Wed, edited by Eletra S. Gilchrist, explores the unique lived experiences of single African-American women professors. This volume, designed by and for an academic audience, addresses the dating and mating complexities of the population under study by combining autoethnographic accounts with empirical research and theoretical concepts.
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