Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-294) and index
Lifelong learning : the Duke experience -- Reentry women in the academy : the contributions of a feminist perspective -- Women and the politics of knowledge -- What does it mean to be an educated person? : voices from the Duke experience -- Why do we need women's studies? : questions from students in the 1980s -- The necessity of women's studies in a liberal arts education -- How the inquiry into women's studies grew -- Understanding women's diversities and commonalities -- "Just an experiment for my women's studies class" : female students and the culture of gender -- Assessing curriculum transformation through student observations -- Finding a voice, taking a position : documenting learning in women's studies -- Getting into the conversation : feminist thought and the transformation of knowledge -- What is it like to edit Signs? -- Educating beyond the walls : the politics of influence and fundraising for women's studies -- Things you can never prove in court, things the human psyche never misses -- Rethinking teaching and learning : the "we-they" dichotomy -- Women's studies as a discipline."