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 30: Women Leaders in the Peace/Antiwar Movements
Women Leaders in the Peace/Antiwar Movements
Women have played important roles as leaders in peace and antiwar movements, both in general peace movements and in women's peace movements. Women leaders in the first wave of women suffrage in the 1800s through to the second wave in the 1970s and beyond were involved not only in working for their own rights but in working for peace and social justice for all. This chapter focuses both on women's peace leaders individually and the movements they led.
Jane Addams (1860–1935), the 1931 winner of the Nobel Peace Prize and the second woman to win ...