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 Romance Fiction Scholarship

Women's Leadership in Romance Fiction Scholarship

Women's leadership in romance fiction scholarship

The widely accepted definition of romance novel is a fictional text that (a) centers on the development of a love relationship between two people and (b) ends with the two people happily together. The origins of the romance novel have generally been traced back to Samuel Richardson's (1740) Pamela; or, Virtue Rewarded because of the novel's focus on an assertive woman as the protagonist as well as its narrative account of courtship, betrothal, and marriage. Since Richardson, the romance genre has been dominated by ...

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