Publisher description for Educated in romance : women, achievement, and college culture / Dorothy C. Holland & Margaret A. Eisenhart.
Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog
Information from electronic data provided by the publisher. May be incomplete or contain other coding.
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.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Women college students -- United States -- Social life and customs.
Women -- Education (Higher) -- United States -- Case studies.
Sex differences in education -- United States.
College students -- United States -- Case studies.
Educational anthropology -- United States.
Educational sociology -- United States.