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 Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Women's leadership in historically black colleges and universities

For more than a century, African American women have been participants in creating access to educational attainment of blacks and improving the material conditions of the black community. The relatively little-known history of African American founders of institutions and their contributions are not well publicized and acknowledged (Wolfam, 1997). Pioneering African American educators, such as Lucy Laney, who founded the Haines Normal School in Atlanta in 1866, and Anna Julia Cooper and Rosetta Lawson, founders of Frelinghuysen University in ...

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