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 Fashion Design

Women's Leadership in Fashion Design

Women's leadership in fashion design

While fashion is primarily for women, the most prominent designers in the world are men. Despite this, women have been decisive to developments in fashion design and media. Many women have pioneered positive change in an industry dominated by spectacle and glamour. This chapter explores key issues in fashion consumption and production but also considers where women have made a difference. Their impact in the fashion media—as designers, makers, thinkers, and consumers—indicates how women will shape the future of fashion design.

Women and Fashion

For women, fashion can be a source of pleasure ...

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