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 as Leaders in Alternative Media

Women as Leaders in Alternative Media

Women as leaders in alternative media

Women have played important roles in American journalism since colonial times, working in the beginning as both printers and newspaper publishers despite the fact that they had no legal rights and little formal education. Their full participation in what would come to be called mainstream media came gradually thereafter, sometimes in spectacular fashion, such as with Margaret Fuller's breakthrough in the 1840s as the first American women foreign correspondent, Ida B. Wells-Barnett's campaign against slavery in the 1890s as owner of the Memphis Free Speech, and Gloria Steinem's influence ...

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