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 Medicine

Women's Leadership in the Development of Medicine

Women's leadership in the development of medicine

The American medical profession is exclusive and powerful and historically has played a unique role in our society. Physicians wield enormous direct influence over the well-being of the patients for whom they care as well as on the direction of medical research and resources that influence the public health more generally. Moreover, they are members of a group that has long enjoyed a remarkable degree of influence on social and political attitudes and decisions on an even broader scale. Therefore students of gender relations have much to ...

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