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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 ...

Women's Leadership in the Development of Women and Gender Studies
Women's leadership in the development of women and gender studies

People with power and resources author, preserve, and teach what is deemed proper scholarship, literature, and culture. Through this process they create a canon of conventional knowledge used in education. A canon contains a group of works from history, culture, science, art, philosophy, and literature, to name a few, considered the most important in the field. Much of the Western canon is required reading for generations of students.

A canon, however, is not forever carved in stone. Fortunately, there have always been ...

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