Women and Leadership: A Contextual Perspective / Edition 1

Women and Leadership: A Contextual Perspective / Edition 1

by Karin Klenke
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0826192211

ISBN-13: 9780826192219

Pub. Date: 01/01/2004

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

This book examines women's access to leadership roles and how these roles are perceived in society. It represents one of the first scholarly examinations of the burgeoning field of leadership. Using real-life examples and case studies of prominent women, Dr. Klenke explores the complex interactions between gender, leadership, and culture. Topics include the

Overview

This book examines women's access to leadership roles and how these roles are perceived in society. It represents one of the first scholarly examinations of the burgeoning field of leadership. Using real-life examples and case studies of prominent women, Dr. Klenke explores the complex interactions between gender, leadership, and culture. Topics include the changing conceptions of leadership, women leaders in history, contemporary leadership theories, barriers to women's leadership, and women leaders worldwide. This volume is of primary interest to educators and students involved in women's studies programs as well as in courses in gender and leadership.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826192219
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Publication date:
01/01/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

    Foreword by Susan Collins
    Preface
    Acknowledgments
  1. Changing Conceptions of Leadership
  2. Women Leaders in History
  3. Contemporary Leadership Theories: The Conceptual Thicket
  4. Women Leaders and Women Managers
  5. Women Leaders in the Media and Popular Literature
  6. Leadership and Gender in the Scientific Literature: How Real Are the Differences Between Women and Men?
  7. Visible and Not-so-Visible Barriers to Women’s leadership
  8. Contemporary Women Leaders in Different Contexts
  9. Women Leaders Worldwide: The Global Connection
  10. Leadership Education and Development: Preparing Leaders for the 21st Century
  11. Conclusions

  12. References
    Index

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