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Gender and women's leadership : a Reference Handbook.

Author: Karen O'Connor
Publisher: Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications, 2010.
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This work within The SAGE Reference Series on Leadership provides undergraduate students with an authoritative reference resource on leadership issues specific to women and gender. Although covering historical and contemporary barriers to women's leadership and issues of gender bias and discrimination, this two-volume set focuses as well on positive aspects and opportunities for leadership in various domains and is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Karen O'Connor
ISBN: 9781452266350 1452266352 9781483305417 1483305414
OCLC Number: 809773915
Description: 1 online resource (1105 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Foreword; Introduction; About the Editor; Part I: Feminist Theories of Leadership; 1 --
OVERVIEW: FEMINIST THEORIES OF LEADERSHIP; 2 --
THE DEVELOPMENT OF CHILDREN'S PERCEPTIONS OF LEADERSHIP; 3 --
THE CONSEQUENCES OF GENDER FOR WOMEN'S POLITICAL LEADERSHIP; 4 --
INTERSECTIONALITIES OF RACE AND GENDER AND LEADERSHIP; 5 --
WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP WITHIN THEIR COMMUNITIES; 6 --
WOMEN'S POLITICAL AMBITION; Part II: History of Women's Public Leadership; 7 --
OVERVIEW: HISTORY OF WOMEN'S PUBLIC LEADERSHIP; 8 --
WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP AND THIRD-WAVE FEMINISM; 9 --
WOMEN AS LEADERS IN CONGRESS. 10 --
WOMEN AS LEADERS IN EXECUTIVE SERVICE11 --
WOMEN JUDGES AS LEADERS; 12 --
WOMEN AS LEADERS IN THE MILITARY; 13 --
WOMEN IN STATE LEGISLATURES; 14 --
WOMEN IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT; 15 --
VIEWING WOMEN'S POLITICAL LEADERSHIP THROUGH A RURAL ELECTORAL LENS: Canada as a Case Study; 16 --
WOMEN'S ORGANIZATIONS AS LEADERS IN FINDING AND SUPPORTING FEMALE CANDIDATES; 17 --
ROADBLOCKS ON THE PATH TO POLITICAL LEADERSHIP: Women's Roles in Congressional Elections, Incumbency, and Parties; 18 --
THE MENTOR GAP: A Barrier to Women in Legislative Leadership; Part III: Women's Leadership in Social Movements. 19 --
OVERVIEW: HISTORY OF WOMEN LEADERS IN SOCIAL MOVEMENTS20 --
WOMEN AS LEADERS IN THE PROGRESSIVE MOVEMENT; 21 --
WOMEN LEADERS IN THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT; 22 --
WOMEN AS LEADERS IN THE LATINA/O MOVEMENT; 23 --
WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP IN THE ENVIRONMENTAL MOVEMENT; 24 --
WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP IN LIBERAL PACs; 25 --
WOMEN AS LEADERS IN CONSERVATIVE WOMEN'S ORGANIZATIONS; 26 --
WOMEN AS LEADERS IN LESBIAN ORGANIZATIONS; 27 --
WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP IN THE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE MOVEMENT; 28 --
WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP IN THE FIGHT AGAINST HUMAN TRAFFICKING; 29 --
WOMEN AS LEADERS TO ACHIEVE EQUAL RIGHTS IN THE WORKPLACE. 30 --
WOMEN LEADERS IN THE PEACE/ANTIWAR MOVEMENTSPart IV: Women's Leadership in the Global Context; 31 --
OVERVIEW: WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP IN THE GLOBAL CONTEXT; 32 --
WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP AND THE UNITED NATIONS IN THE GLOBAL WOMEN'S RIGHTS MOVEMENT; 33 --
WOMEN AS PRESIDENTS, PRIME MINISTERS, AND GOVERNMENT MINISTERS; 34 --
WOMEN'S POLITICAL LEADERSHIP IN THE EUROPEAN UNION; 35 --
WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP IN AFRICA; 36 --
WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP IN LATIN AMERICA; 37 --
WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA; 38 --
WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC; 39 --
WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP IN ASIA. 40 --
WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP IN JAPAN AND TAIWAN41 --
WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP IN THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION, UKRAINE, AND BELARUS; 42 --
WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP IN EURASIA; Part V: Women's Leadership in the Business and Profit Sector; 43 --
OVERVIEW: WOMEN LEADERS IN THE BUSINESS AND PROFIT SECTOR; 44 --
WOMEN AS LEADERS IN THE UNION MOVEMENT; 45 --
WOMEN AS LEADERS IN INTERNATIONAL MICROFINANCE; 46 --
WOMEN AS ENTREPRENEURS AND BUSINESS OWNERS; 47 --
WOMEN LAWYERS AS LEADERS; 48 --
WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP IN CORPORATE AMERICA; Part VI: Women's Leadership in Religion and Religious Organizations. 49 --
OVERVIEW: WOMEN AS LEADERS IN RELIGION AND RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS.

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