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Women and Leadership Bibliography

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FEMINIST QUESTIONS IN LEADERSHIP: Conceptual and Theoretical Considerations

Anzaldúa, Gloria. Borderlands La Frontera: The New Mestiza. Aunt Lute Books, 2007 (Third Ed).

Batliwala, Srilatha. Feminist Leadership for Social Transformation: Clearing the Conceptual. CREA, 2010.

Davis, Angela. Women, Race & Class. New York: Vintage Books, 1983.

Freeman, Sue J. M. et al, eds. Women on Power: Leadership Redefined. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 2001.

Hartman, Mary, ed. Talking Leadership: Conversations With Powerful Women. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1999.

hooks, bell. Feminism is for Everybody: Passionate Politics. MA: South End Press, 2000. Institute for Women’s Leadership National Dialogue on Educating Women for Leadership. “Are Leaders Made or Born?. 2000. learn more. (contact the IWL staff to get a copy ).

Institute for Women’s Leadership National Dialogue on Educating Women for Leadership. Power for what? : Women's Leadership: Why Should You Care? 2002. learn more. (contact the IWL staff to get a copy ).

Kellerman, Barbara and Deborah Rhode, eds., Women and Leadership: The State of Play and Strategies for Change. Jossey Bass, 2007.

King, Deborah, K. “Multiple Jeopardy, Multiple Consciousness: The Context of a Black Feminist Ideology.” Words of Fire: An Anthology of African-American Feminist Thought. Beverly Guy-Sheftal, ed. New Press, 1995. 294-317.

Klenke, Karin. Women and Leadership: A Contextual Perspective. New York: Springer, 1996.

Meyerson, Debra. Tempered Radicals: How People Use Difference to Inspire Change at Work. Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press, 2001.

Moen, Phyllis and Patricia Roehling. The Career Mystique: Cracks in the American Dream. New York: Rowman and Littlefield, 2005.

Mohanty, Chandra Talpade. Feminism Without Borders: Decolonizing Theory, Practicing Solidarity. Duke University Press, 2003.

Rhode, Deborah L., ed. The Difference “Difference” Makes: Women and Leadership. Stanford, CA: Stanford Law and Politics, 2003.

Tarr-Whelan. Women Lead the Way: Your Guide to Stepping Into Leadership—and Changing the World. San Francisco, CA: Barrett-Koehler, 2009.

Valian, Virginia. Why So Slow? The Advancement of Women. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1998.

White House Project Report, “Benchmarking Women’s Leadership,” 2009.

Wilson, Marie. Closing the Leadership Gap: Why Women Can and Must Help Run the World. New York: Viking, 2004.

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