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 Development of African American Studies

Women's Leadership in the Development of African American Studies

Women's leadership in the development of African American studies

The story of the emergence of African American Studies within the United States in the 1960s is a story that challenges conventional wisdom concerning the development of academic disciplines. Institutions of higher education are charged with the creation, documentation, and dissemination of knowledge. Traditionally, Studies reflect the core methodological, conceptual, and theoretical threads of a particular discipline. It is taken for granted that new disciplines and fields of specialization only emerge when trained scholars who share some ...

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