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Women and Leadership Bibliography

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Antrobus, Peggy “Transformational Leadership: Advancing the agenda for Gender and Justice.” Gender and Development. Vol. 8 Issue 3, 2000. 50-56.

Astin, Helen S. and Carole Leland. Women of Influence, Women of Vision: A Cross- Generational Study of Leaders and Social Change. San Francisco, CA: Jossey- Bass, 1991.

Baumgardner, Jennifer and Amy Richards. Manifesta: Young Women, Feminism and the Future. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2000.

Baumgardner, Jennifer and Amy Richards. Grassroots: A Field Guide for Feminist Activism. New York: Farrar Struas and Giroux, 2005.

Buchanan, Constance. Choosing to Lead: Women and the Crisis of American Values. Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 1997.

Hendrie, Alison and Donna Dees-Thomases. Looking for a Few Good Moms: How One Mother Rallied a Million Others Against the Gun Lobby. New York: Rodale, Inc., 2004.

Laboton, Vivien and Dawn Lundy Martin. The Fire This Time: Young Activists and the New Feminism. New York: Anchor Books, 2004.

Naples, Nancy A. Community Activism and Feminist Politics: Organizing Across Race, Class, and Gender. New York: Routledge, 1998.

Orleck, Annelise. Storming Caesars Palace: How Black Mothers Fought their Own War on Poverty. Boston: Beacon Press, 2005.

Trigg, Mary K., ed. Leading the Way: Young Women’s Activism for Social Change. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2010.

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