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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 ...

Women's Leadership in the Olympic Movement
Women's leadership in the olympic movement

An experience beyond words awaits people who visit the magical site of the ancient Olympic Games in Olympia, Greece. Nestled in the hills of the western Peloponnesus, the antiquities invite even the most casual sports fan to walk on the rocks and hills once trod upon by athletes in the first Olympic Games of 776 B.C.E. The author of this chapter has visited the ancient site several times and is always amazed at the sight of people who may not have run in years heading to the stone starting ...

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