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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 to maximize accessibility for today's student audience.
Chapter 29: Women as Leaders to Achieve Equal Rights in the Workplace
Women as Leaders to Achieve Equal Rights in the Workplace
Women have always been the backbone of society but rarely have been recognized for their full contributions to the workforce. Moreover, women continually have been denied the opportunity to participate outside the home in the public sphere on an equal footing with men. Thanks to countless women throughout history who stood up for equality in the workplace, women have achieved great strides for equal rights for working women. Nonetheless, women still are far from equality in the workplace. In May 2007, ...