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 Latina/o Studies

Women's Leadership in the Development of Latina/o Studies

Women's leadership in the development of Latina/o studies

Latina/o Studies programs have existed in American universities for roughly 40 years. Departments first emerged in the late 1960s when students agitated for diversification of the mainstream curriculum as part of civil rights struggles for women, blacks, Latinos, Native Americans, and other marginalized groups. Yet Latina intellectual leadership in creating what is today the scholarly field of Latino Studies has a long and venerable history that extends back to the mid-19th century, when Latina creative writers first voiced their intellectual ...

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