From Russia to US...
Currently, in 2004, of the 60 Core Faculty listed on the School of Education
at the University of Delaware, 33 are women (55%).
Of the 21 named as full professor, 6 are women (29%).
Of the 13 named as associate professor, 7 are women (54%).
Of the 14 named as assistant professor, 11 are women (79%).
Of the 12 named as instructor, lecturer, or other, 9 are women (75%).
Our undergraduate students (mostly pre-service teachers) are about 85%
What do you think?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Eugene Matusov [mailto:ematusov@UDel.Edu]
> Sent: Monday, March 08, 2004 12:31 AM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Cc: PIG
> Subject: [UD-PIG] RE: International Women's Day
> Dear Mike-
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Mike Cole [mailto:email@example.com]
> > Sent: Sunday, March 07, 2004 11:23 PM
> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Subject: RE: International Women's Day
> > Eugene-- What did you think of the Goody article?
> I like the article (although several first pages are missing...)
> >A majority of Russian
> > doctors were women when I lived there, which drove down the presige of
> > being a doctor, and the pay.
> That is right. I often use this example in my classes to show that the
> exception from a rule (i.e., many Soviet doctors were women) serves an
> illustration to a bigger power of gender inequalities.
> >I wonder if in the land of Putin capitalism
> > whether the value of being a CEO will be driven down by the dominance
> > of women?
> > What do you surmise?
> I think Russian women handle better the burden of the economic
> transformation in Russia. Now, Russian women have about 20 years more life
> expectancy than Russian men do. Women show to be more flexible in finding
> new economic opportunities while men are more depressed because of
> of old Soviet economy. As it was explained in the program, Russian women
> drink less than Russian men do and have better financial and
> skills. Despite of this, the big business is predominately controlled by
> in Russia.
> By the way, Russian TV announced that tomorrow, March 8, all maximum
> security prisons for women will be closed in part because of a high level
> violence launched against the female prisoners by male guards there. They
> say that currently there are 50,000 women in Russian prisons, which is 6%
> all prison population.
> In the program, they discussed homosexual relations in Russian prisons
> took interviews from former prisoners). Unlike male homosexual relations
> Russian prisons, lesbian relations in Russian prisons are often
> non-hierarchical, non-violent, and do not have much stigma.
> What do you think?
> > mike
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