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 Western Music Since 1800

Women's Leadership in Western Music Since 1800

Women's leadership in Western music since 1800

Women have been active participants in the musical world since antiquity, but discussions of their efforts have traditionally been neglected in favor of those of male musicians. Beginning in the 1970s, encouraged by the flourishing feminist movement, scholars began to investigate the musical activities of female musicians in greater depth. In the past 30 years, the work of female musicians of all eras and nationalities has been recovered, discovered, and examined with increasing intensity. Although much has been accomplished, much work remains to be ...

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