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.

Intersectionalities of Race and Gender and Leadership

Intersectionalities of race and gender and leadership

Intersectionality scholarship has emerged as one of the most significant areas of research across disciplines and fields of study. It even has been considered “the most important theoretical contribution that women's studies in conjunction with related fields has made so far” (McCall, 2005, p. 1771). Intersectionality focuses on the differences among women, moving beyond simply the differences between men and women. It highlights the inequalities that exist among groups as well as between groups.

Intersectionality is an approach to understanding the ways in which race, class, gender, sexuality, ...

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