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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 ...

The Development of Children's Perceptions of Leadership
The development of children's perceptions of leadership

Over the past 2 decades, a number of studies have focused on the relationship between gender and leadership, specifically leadership style (Eagly, 2005; Eagly, Johannesen-Schmidt, & van Engen, 2003; Eagly & Johnson, 1990; Seyranian & Bligh, 2007), the effectiveness and evaluation of leaders (Eagly, Karau, & Makhijani, 1995; Eagly, Makhijani, & Klonsky, 1992), and leadership emergence (Lips & Keener, 2007). These leadership studies of men and women have identified similarities and differences not only in how and under what conditions men and ...

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