2 Are We There Yet?In your groups, please follow the directions listed on your sheets of paper.You will have 5 minutes to complete this task.Let’s Discuss!Kari
3 Are We There Yet?Address at the Institute for Research on Women and Gender’s 30th Anniversary CelebrationNovember 3, 2004Assess progress made in the journey to make gender a contributing, but non limiting influenceHave women completed the journey of gaining and equal footing with men?In your opinion, Are we there yet?Kari
4 Keohane Doesn’t Think So Keohane’s Ethical Issues Surrounding GenderExtent to which women hold leadership/authorityFlexibility in household domestic arrangementsGood provisions for childcareControl over reproductive choicesReduction in sexual harassmentAccess to educationChances for meaningful work, good jobs, and equal payCultural depictions of womanhood emphasizing personhood rather than sexualityWhich are most relevant, today?Note about health- reproductive choices- equal jobs equal pay
5 As a Group…..Please name all the Baldwin-Wallace Senior Officers you can recallHow many are female?Please name as many US Cabinet members as possibleShane
8 Are We There Yet? Baldwin-Wallace College Senior Officers 42.8% of B-W’s Senior Officers are women.United States Cabinet Members26.6% of the US Cabinet Members are women.
9 Keohane’s Approach and Findings Created a gender research committee at Duke in 2002 – 6 years into her presidency.Qualitative data to back every conclusionProgress being made on certain dimensionsAccess, Family structure, Sexual harassmentLittle Progress on othersLeadership levels, lack of mentors, childcare, equal opportunity, campus stereotype and image.“Blockages” “Effortless Perfection” “ Lack of Mentors”Have you witnessed these? Is it an issue? How do we combat?Shane and KariPaterity leave, are men supporting the movement, bigger, day care non traditional orking arrangements
10 Framing- Symbolic Symbolic Framework MotivatingCelebratory“No” she said … “you answered, Man. You didn’t say anything about woman.”“When you say Man,” said Oedius, “you include women too. Everybody knows that.”“She said: “That’s what you think.”Kari
11 Framing - Political“My experience Does allow me to understand how difficult it is to put women’s issues at the forefront if you want to be taken seriously as a major player. I waited until I was taken seriously and then used my prestige and clout to turn to women’s issues. That may have been the right strategy; but I am still sorry it took me so long”
12 Framing - Structural“Twenty undergraduate focus groups were drawn…graduate and professional students were studied…we held another 6 focus groups for alumnae…even trustees were surveyed”Keohane displayed multiple framesWhat effect does Keohane’s reframing have, especially concerning gender issues?Shane
13 Ethical Thought Models Heavily Influenced by a Rights ApproachLists concrete rights women should haveDoes the rest of society believe women have the same rights?How do we close the disparity?Secondary Ethic ModelsFairnessCommon GoodVirtueShane
14 Reactions and Questions The Gender IdealPositively contributing to personhood but no limiting.Do men need to be studied as well?How can we best confront negative male stereotypes?Should Keohane have initiated her steering committee earlier?Characteristics of the institution?Ethics vs. traditionShane and Kari Again
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