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By Mary K. Trigg; Alison R. Bernstein; (eds.)

ISBN-10: 0813566002

ISBN-13: 9780813566009

ISBN-10: 0813566010

ISBN-13: 9780813566016

From Eleanor Roosevelt to feminist icon Gloria Steinem to HIV/AIDS activist Dazon Dixon Diallo, ladies have assumed management roles in struggles for social justice. How did those impressive girls ascend to positions of impact? And as soon as in energy, what management recommendations did they use to accommodate quite a few demanding situations?

Junctures in Women’s management: Social routine explores those questions by way of introducing twelve girls who've spearheaded a big selection of social routine that span the Forties to the current, operating for indigenous peoples’ rights, gender equality, reproductive rights, exertions advocacy, environmental justice, and different factors. the ladies profiled right here paintings in various arenas around the globe: deliberate Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards, long island urban hard work organizer Bhairavi Desai, women’s rights chief Charlotte Bunch, feminist poet Audre Lorde, civil rights activists Daisy Bates and Aileen Clarke Hernandez, Kenyan environmental activist Wangari Maathai, Nicaraguan innovative Mirna Cunningham, and South African public prosecutor Thuli Madonsela. What unites all of them is the way in which those girls made sacrifices, requested serious questions, challenged injustice, and exhibited the desire to behave within the face of often-harsh feedback and violence.

The case stories in Junctures in Women’s management: Social events exhibit the range of the way that ladies all over the world have practiced management, frequently overcoming inflexible cultural expectancies approximately gender. furthermore, the instances offer a special window into the ways in which girls leaders make judgements at moments of fight and ancient switch.

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17. , 19. html. Stockley, Daisy Bates, 28. , 28. For more on Flowers, see John A.  H. Flowers, the Committee on Negro Organizations and Black Activism in Arkansas, 1940–­1957,” in The Making of Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights Movement in America, ed. Brian Ward and Tony Badter (London: Macmillan, 1996), 29–­44. Stockley, Daisy Bates, 58. Oliver Brown, et al. v. , 347 US 483, 493, 495, 496 (1954). Quoted in Stockley, Daisy Bates, 68. , 68. Roy Reed, Faubus: The Life and Times of an American Prodigal (Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 1997), 184.

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