Gender And Women's Leadership: A Reference Handbook, 1st Edition

  • Published By: SAGE
  • ISBN-10: 141297934X
  • ISBN-13: 9781412979344
  • DDC: 305.42
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1059 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released November 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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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 centered on the 101 most important topics, issues, questions, and debates specific to women and gender. Entries provide students with more detailed information and depth of discussion than typically found in an encyclopedia entry, but lack the jargon, detail, and density of a journal article.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Editorial Board.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Editor.
About the Contributors.
1: Feminist Theories of Leadership.
2: Overview: Feminist Theories of Leadership.
3: The Development of Children’s Perceptions of Leadership.
4: The Consequences of Gender for Women’s Political Leadership.
5: Intersectionalities of Race and Gender and Leadership.
6: Women’s Leadership within their Communities.
7: Women’s Political Ambition.
8: History of Women’s Public Leadership.
9: Overview: History of Women’s Public Leadership.
10: Women’s Leadership and Third-Wave Feminism.
11: Women as Leaders in Congress.
12: Women as Leaders in Executive Service.
13: Women Judges as Leaders.
14: Women as Leaders in the Military.
15: Women in State Legislatures.
16: Women in Local Government.
17: Spotlight: Shirley Franklin.
18: Viewing Women’s Political Leadership Through a Rural Electoral Lens: Canada as a Case Study.
19: Women’s Organizations as Leaders in Finding and Supporting Female Candidates.
20: Roadblocks on the Path to Political Leadership: Women’s Roles in Congressional Elections, Incumbency, and Partise.
21: The Mentor Gap: A Barrier to Women in Legislative Leadership.
22: Women’s Leadership in Social Movements.
23: Overview: History of Women Leaders in Social Movements.
24: Women as Leaders in the Progressive Movement.
25: Women Leaders in the Civil Rights Movement.
26: Spotlight: Anita Hill.
27: Women as Leaders in the Latina/o Movement.
28: Women’s Leadership in the Environmental Movement.
29: Women’s Leadership in Liberal PACs.
30: Women as Leaders in Conservative Women’s Organizations.
31: Women as Leaders in Lesbian Organizations.
32: Women’s Leadership in the Domestic Violence Movement.
33: Women’s Leadership in the Fight Against Human Trafficking.
34: Women as Leaders to Achieve Equal Rights in the Workplace.
35: Women Leaders in the Peace/Antiwar Movements.
36: Women’s Leadership in the Global Context.
37: Overview: Women’s Leadership in the Global Context.
38: Women’s Leadership and the United Nations in the Global Women’s Rights Movement.
39: Spotlight: Melanne Verveer.
40: Women as Presidents, Prime Ministers, and Government Ministers.
41: Women’s Political Leadership in the European Union.
42: Women’s Leadership in Africa.
43: Women’s Leadership in Latin America.
44: Women’s Leadership in the Middle East and North Africa.
45: Women’s Leadership in the South Pacific.
46: Women’s Leadership in Asia.
47: Women’s Leadership in Japan and Taiwan.
48: Women’s Leadership in the Russian Federation, Ukraine, and Belarus.
49: Women’s Leadership in Eurasia.
50: Women’s Leadership in the Business and Profit Sector.
51: Overview: Women Leaders in the Business and Profit Sector.
52: Women as Leaders in the Union Movement.
53: Women as Leaders in International Microfinance.
54: Women as Entrepreneurs and Business Owners.
55: Spotlight: Mary Kay Ash.
56: Women Lawyers as Leaders.
57: Women’s Leadership in Corporate America.