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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 Latin America
Women's leadership in Latin America

In what has been one of Latin America's most conservative societies, cultural change has swept away at least some vestiges of patriarchal architecture, enabling that society to elect the first female president of a Latin American country to have won the position independently. Michelle Bachelet's election as president of Chile in 2006 marked a turning point for Latin American societies with regard to the possibilities for women's leadership. Although not all societies in Latin America have reached the watershed point seen in Chile, the change in status ...

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