Excellence and gender: Playing the game of scientific excellence or being played by the game? The Swiss example
|Title||Excellence and gender: Playing the game of scientific excellence or being played by the game? The Swiss example|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2015|
|Authors||Fassa Recrosio, F|
|Journal||Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal (previously Equal opportunities an international journal)|
|Keywords||academic staff, equal opportunities, gender, higher education, organizational culture, sciences|
Purpose – Discussing the Swiss case, the purpose of this paper is to examine how gender equality policies deal with the present requirements for scholars to be considered “excellent”. It aims to pinpoint the lines of tension or coherence between excellence, meritocracy and gender politics.