Forum on Public Policy                      

                                   

VOLUME 1                NUMBER 2                WINTER 2005          

Contents

 

Gender Equity and the Rise of Universal Public Education                                                           1

Kern Alexander

 

Gender and the Brain: Can Intellectual Abilities Be Defined by                                                 20

Biological Differences?     

Jennifer Musa                                                                                                      

 

Addressing the Leadership Gap: Preparing Gifted Women to Take                                          41

Their Rightful Places on the World Stage                      

Zoa Rockenstein

                                                               

Personal and Collective Efficacy: Critical Components of Women’s                                       57

 Leadership in Higher Education

Gypsy M. Denzine

 

The Right to be: African American Women and the Struggle for Human and                       80

Civil Rights in the United States

Diana L. Hayes

 

Leadership as Shared Dignity                                                                                                        96

Judith Bowker

 

Transforming Communities: An Examination of a Womanist Paradigm                                109            

and its  Universality in Human Rights  

Antoinette Ellis-Williams                         

 

Thirty Years of Title IX: A Review of Gender Equity in American Education                      129

Leila Brammer

 

The Impact of  Sports on Adolescent Development: The Importance of Title IX               153

Dana C. Jack

 

Women in Academia: An Analysis of their Expectations, Performance and Pay                160

Sonia Dalmia, Daniel C. Giedeman, Helen A. Klein, Nancy M. Levenburg