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 Political Science

Women's leadership in political science

This chapter offers a broad-strokes overview of the history and status of women's leadership in political science. It pays special attention to the barriers impeding women's further advancement and to the efforts on the part of women to make the discipline more inclusive both of women as leaders and of scholarship on women's political behavior and issues. I examine four themes: (1) the current status of women in political science leadership, (2) the history of women's leadership in the discipline, (3) women's leadership in scholarship and teaching on ...

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