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The Sista' Network: African-American Women Faculty Successfully Negotiating the Road to Tenure

Book by Tuesday Cooper. Book Pages

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The "Sista' Network" is a term used to describe the relationships between and among professional African-American women which enable them to assist one another in learning the unwritten rules and protocols of various professions. In the context of higher education, the Sista' Network can help new African-American women faculty negotiate the road to tenure. A qualitative inquiry into the lives and experiences of nine African-American women faculty during various stages of the tenure process, the heart of this book is a synthesis of the collected data into a roundtable discussion