How RAs understand sexism at Ball State University

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dc.contributor.advisor Mulvihill, Thalia M., 1963- en_US Witzigreuter, Dani en_US
dc.coverage.spatial n-us-in en_US 2011-06-03T19:38:51Z 2011-06-03T19:38:51Z 2000 en_US 2000
dc.identifier LD2489.Z72 2000 .W58 en_US
dc.description.abstract This study provides a compelling, comprehensive argument regarding how Resident Assistants (RAs) understand sexism at Ball State University. The evidence asserts gender privilege and sexism are prevalent on the campus. The findings substantiate that many RAs have witnessed instances, or become victims of sexism while at Ball State University. The evidence further demonstrates RAs value education on sexism for themselves and their residents. The findings indicate RAs both feel responsibility, and are expected to provide this education to residents. However, the evidence also illustrates RAs are in prime roles for promoting holistic learning but receive neither the appropriate training nor education needed to teach residents about sexism. Implementing training and education for RAs will decrease instances of, and misunderstandings about sexism. This will help faculty members, administrators, student affairs professionals, RAs, and others educate through prevention in order to best serve the students at Ball State University.
dc.description.sponsorship Department of Educational Leadership
dc.format.extent vi, 80 leaves ; 28 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Sexism -- Indiana -- Muncie -- Public opinion. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Dormitories -- Indiana -- Muncie -- Employees -- Attitudes. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Resident assistants (Dormitories) -- Attitudes. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Residence counselors -- Indiana -- Muncie -- Attitudes. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Sex discrimination -- Indiana -- Muncie -- Public opinion. en_US
dc.subject.other Ball State University. en_US
dc.title How RAs understand sexism at Ball State University en_US
dc.title.alternative How Resident Assistants understand sexism at Ball State University en_US Thesis (M.A.)
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    Master's theses submitted to the Graduate School by Ball State University master's degree candidates in partial fulfillment of degree requirements.

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