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 Intercollegiate Athletics

Women as Leaders in Intercollegiate Athletics

Women as leaders in intercollegiate athletics

The opportunity for women to be leaders of women's sports has not always been available. The storied history of female leaders in sport has been one of struggle and progress, albeit slow progress. Women in sport have struggled against stereotypes, discrimination, and societal views and myths about their capabilities to lead in a traditionally male-dominated area. Although some women have obtained leadership positions in intercollegiate athletics, there is still a tremendous disparity between how many are in leadership positions now versus how many held ...

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