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 Anthropology

Women's leadership in anthropology

This entry limits discussion to women's leadership in North American anthropology. Anthropology is the study of humankind in its totality. It is the broadest of all social sciences, imposing no restrictions of time, space, or aspect of humanity under analysis. It is a discipline concerned with social inequalities and cultural relativity. By definition of its scope, women scholars and women's leadership should be paramount, if not equal, to that of their male contemporaries. Although women scholars have long been a critical part of the discipline, their significant contributions ...

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