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.

Women's Leadership in the Middle East and North Africa

Women's Leadership in the Middle East and North Africa

Women's leadership in the Middle East and North Africa

From history textbooks of the Middle East and North Africa, usually students learn the historical stories of important women leaders. This history includes many civilizations, empires, and religions that have called the diverse parts of the Middle East and North Africa their home. Some of the women emerging from this region include Canaan goddesses such as Ishtar, goddess of love and fertility, and women leaders such as Alissar (or Elissa from Tyre in what is now known as Lebanon who founded Carthage in ...

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