The University of Southampton
University of Southampton Institutional Repository

Invisible barriers: the career progress of women secondary school principals in Greece

Invisible barriers: the career progress of women secondary school principals in Greece
Invisible barriers: the career progress of women secondary school principals in Greece
This paper examines the career progress of female principals in Greek secondary schools and the under?representation of women in management positions. Drawing on in?depth interviews with six women principals in Athens, the paper considers the factors affecting women's participation in school management. The findings demonstrate that women are greatly under?represented in secondary school management positions. The main reasons for this disadvantage are personal factors, covert discrimination, gender stereotypes and constraints experienced through their socially defined roles
0305-7925
221-237
Kaparou, Maria
8f38ac79-a77e-489c-a766-c6bc2535c538
Bush, Tony
1d5fe872-058a-4fce-8e7d-7c6a3719f94e
Kaparou, Maria
8f38ac79-a77e-489c-a766-c6bc2535c538
Bush, Tony
1d5fe872-058a-4fce-8e7d-7c6a3719f94e

Kaparou, Maria and Bush, Tony (2007) Invisible barriers: the career progress of women secondary school principals in Greece. Compare: A Journal of Comparative Education, 37 (2), 221-237. (doi:10.1080/03057920601165587).

Record type: Article

Abstract

This paper examines the career progress of female principals in Greek secondary schools and the under?representation of women in management positions. Drawing on in?depth interviews with six women principals in Athens, the paper considers the factors affecting women's participation in school management. The findings demonstrate that women are greatly under?represented in secondary school management positions. The main reasons for this disadvantage are personal factors, covert discrimination, gender stereotypes and constraints experienced through their socially defined roles

Full text not available from this repository.

More information

Published date: March 2007
Organisations: University of Southampton

Identifiers

Local EPrints ID: 396560
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/396560
ISSN: 0305-7925
PURE UUID: a6e1088d-8431-4dbc-9e67-a76e444f03e9

Catalogue record

Date deposited: 13 Jun 2016 12:25
Last modified: 15 Jul 2019 20:23

Export record

Altmetrics

Contributors

Author: Maria Kaparou
Author: Tony Bush

University divisions

Download statistics

Downloads from ePrints over the past year. Other digital versions may also be available to download e.g. from the publisher's website.

View more statistics

Atom RSS 1.0 RSS 2.0

Contact ePrints Soton: eprints@soton.ac.uk

ePrints Soton supports OAI 2.0 with a base URL of http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/cgi/oai2

This repository has been built using EPrints software, developed at the University of Southampton, but available to everyone to use.

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we will assume that you are happy to receive cookies on the University of Southampton website.

×