In 1921, forty-one years after the opening of Somerville and Lady Margaret Hall, the first women's colleges at Oxford, the University finally granted degrees to women. The heated debate leading up to this historic step brought to light male Oxford's fears about the women in their midst. In response to these anxieties, the women's colleges were forced to engage in a delicate balancing act - fulfilling their mission to provide women with the same education available to men and, at the same time, presenting to their public a ...

Dangerous by Degrees 1989, Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780813513669

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Dangerous by Degrees 1989, Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ

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