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 Mathematics

Women's leadership in mathematics

Frequently the question arises of why there are not more women in leadership positions in science. Historically there have been so few women in science that the scarcity of women in leadership roles has been an understandable issue of supply. In the past 30 years, notably since 1972 when the nondiscrimination in employment provisions of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 became applicable to professional positions and Title IX, prohibiting discrimination in education, was passed, the situation has altered to some extent. Although the legal ...

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