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Women political leaders : breaking the highest glass ceiling

Author: Jane S Jensen; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This book examines the many routes forty or so women have taken to become president or prime minister of their countries and the problems they have encountered once in office. Their ability to deal with the difficulties of governmental and party leadership in a male-dominated culture are discussed along with an evaluation of their performance in managing domestic problems and handling the issues of war and peace.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Jensen, Jane S.
Women political leaders.
New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
(DLC) 2008017171
(OCoLC)225846894
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jane S Jensen; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
ISBN: 9780230616851 0230616852 0312223382 9780312223380 9781349385720 1349385727
OCLC Number: 319175601
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 268 pages)
Contents: Introduction --
Political Legacies --
Professional Politicians --
Temporaries, Tokens, and Ceremonial Leaders --
The Early Years --
Educational Experiences --
Balancing Family and Political Career --
Early Political Experience --
Running for Office --
Forming Governments --
Political Decision Making and Management Styles --
Political Leadership.
Responsibility: Jane S. Jensen.

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This book examines the many routes forty or so women have taken to become president or prime minister of their countries and the problems they have encountered once in office.  Read more...

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