Obstacles and Strategies for Women Leaders in Education

Obstacles and Strategies for Women Leaders in Education Sex Roles (2012) 67:699–702 DOI 10.1007/s11199-012-0212-9 BOOK REVIEW Women Leaders: Advancing Careers. A Volume in Research on Women and Education. Edited by Genevieve Brown, Beverly J. Irby and Shirley Jackson, Charlotte, NC, Information Age Publishing, 2012. 215 pp. $45.99 (paperback) ISBN: 978-1-61735-641-4 Margaret M. Hopkins Published online: 19 September 2012 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2012 Women have been joining the workforce in the professional journeys taken by women throughout their careers in edu- and managerial ranks for the past quarter century, yet they cation. This is a very effective way to bring the individual narratives about their respective career paths to life. This continue to be underrepresented at senior levels in organ- izations. For example, Catalyst (2011) reports that women methodology relies on the narrative mode of thought which are only 2.2 % of Fortune 500 CEOs and only three women is concerned with the desires and goals of humans, contrary of color are Fortune 500 CEOs. Although progress has been to the mode which is based on logical analysis and empir- made, impediments to women’s advancement remain. A icism (Bruner 1990). As McAdams notes (1993) large body of literature delineates the challenges women human experience is storied because http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Sex Roles Springer Journals

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Springer Journals
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Copyright © 2012 by Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
Subject
Psychology; Sociology, general; Gender Studies; Medicine/Public Health, general
ISSN
0360-0025
eISSN
1573-2762
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10.1007/s11199-012-0212-9
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Sex Roles (2012) 67:699–702 DOI 10.1007/s11199-012-0212-9 BOOK REVIEW Women Leaders: Advancing Careers. A Volume in Research on Women and Education. Edited by Genevieve Brown, Beverly J. Irby and Shirley Jackson, Charlotte, NC, Information Age Publishing, 2012. 215 pp. $45.99 (paperback) ISBN: 978-1-61735-641-4 Margaret M. Hopkins Published online: 19 September 2012 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2012 Women have been joining the workforce in the professional journeys taken by women throughout their careers in edu- and managerial ranks for the past quarter century, yet they cation. This is a very effective way to bring the individual narratives about their respective career paths to life. This continue to be underrepresented at senior levels in organ- izations. For example, Catalyst (2011) reports that women methodology relies on the narrative mode of thought which are only 2.2 % of Fortune 500 CEOs and only three women is concerned with the desires and goals of humans, contrary of color are Fortune 500 CEOs. Although progress has been to the mode which is based on logical analysis and empir- made, impediments to women’s advancement remain. A icism (Bruner 1990). As McAdams notes (1993) large body of literature delineates the challenges women human experience is storied because

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Published: Sep 19, 2012

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