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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 to maximize accessibility for today's student audience.

Women's Leadership in the Russian Federation, Ukraine, and Belarus
Women's leadership in the Russian Federation, Ukraine, and Belarus

Women's leadership and representation in post-Soviet states has declined dramatically since the Soviet period, even though women in these states have many of the characteristics associated with higher levels of women's leadership in other countries: almost 100% literacy rates, a large proportion having higher education, extremely high labor force participation, and, especially in Russia and Ukraine, high levels of urbanization. Adverse economic circumstances, in addition to a resurgence of traditional discourses about women's proper place ...

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