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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 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.Key FeaturesProvides a list of further readings and references after each entry, as well as a detailed index and an online version of the work ...

Overview: History of Women Leaders in Social Movements
Overview: History of women leaders in social movements

From Susan B. Anthony to Sojourner Truth to Dolores Huerta to Eleanor Smeal, female leaders have been at the core of many social movements pressing for greater rights for women and other disadvantaged groups. Their involvement in movements for African American civil rights (Robnett, in this handbook), Hispanic rights (Patterson, in this handbook), lesbian rights (O'Connor & Yanus, Chapter 26, in this handbook), domestic violence (Fulcher & Goodman, in this handbook), and sex trafficking (Loar & Ardito, in this handbook) ...

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