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Educated in Romance

Women, Achievement, and College Culture

Educated in Romance by Dorothy C. Holland
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Is romance more important to women in college than grades are? Why do so many women enter college with strong academic backgrounds and firm career goals but leave with dramatically scaled-down ambitions? Dorothy C. Holland and Margaret A. Eisenhart expose a pervasive "culture of romance" on campus: a high-pressure peer system that propels women into a world where their attractiveness to men counts most.
University of Chicago Press; July 2015
289 pages; ISBN 9780226218496
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Title: Educated in Romance
Author: Dorothy C. Holland; Margaret A. Eisenhart; R. W. Connell
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