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  1. Knowing Her Place

    Knowing Her Place

    Valerie Bevan, Caroline Gatrell
    More women are studying science at university and they consistently outperform men. Yet, still, significantly fewer women than men hold prestigious jobs in science. Why should this occur? What prevents women from achieving as highly as men in science? And why are so few women positioned as ‘creative genius’ research scientists? Drawing upon the views of 47 (female and male) scientists, Bevan and Gatrell explore why women are less likely than men to become eminent in their profession. They observe three mechanisms which perpetuate women’s lowered ‘place’ in science: subtle masculinities (whereby certain forms of masculinity are valued over womanhood); (m)otherhood (in which women’s potential for maternity positions them as ‘other’), and the image of creative genius which is associated with male bodies, excluding women from research roles. Learn More
    December 2017   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  2. Gender in Organizations

    Gender in Organizations

    Edited by Ronald J. Burke, Debra A. Major
    Diversifying the workforce is becoming increasingly important, with gender equality being a central feature of overall equality. Men seem to be part of the problem and a necessary part of the solution. This collection ties these themes together in the context of talent management and organizational effectiveness. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  3. Entrepreneurship across Generations

    Entrepreneurship across Generations

    Eleanor Hamilton
    Entrepreneurship Across Generations examines dimensions of identity, gender and learning to understand the complex fabric of family business. An interpretation of narratives from two generations in five families constitutes entrepreneurship as an inherently social, rather than individual, phenomenon. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  4. Gender and the Dysfunctional Workplace

    Gender and the Dysfunctional Workplace

    Edited by Suzy Fox, Terri R. Lituchy
    Dysfunction in the workplace, like a bully culture, affects women and men differently. This book represents a broad spectrum of disciplines including law, management, communications, human resource management and industrial/organizational psychology and offers integrative, cross-disciplinary inquiries into the many roles gender plays in organizational dysfunction. The authors provoke new questions and new streams of research, with the ultimate goal of contributing to healthier workplaces for men and women alike. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 112.00   Web: $ 100.80
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  5. Minorities in Entrepreneurship

    Minorities in Entrepreneurship

    Glenice J. Wood, Marilyn J. Davidson, Sandra L. Fielden
    Although there is an expanding body of literature on the characteristics, aspirations, motivations, challenges and barriers of mainstream entrepreneurs, relatively little is known about whether these findings can be applied to the entrepreneurial activities of minority groups. This book addresses this short-fall and presents an international review of the characteristics, motivations and obstacles of eight minority groups: younger; older; women; ethnic; immigrant; lesbian, gay and bisexual; disabled; and indigenous entrepreneurs. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  6. Global Women’s Entrepreneurship Research

    Global Women’s Entrepreneurship Research

    Edited by Karen D. Hughes, Jennifer E. Jennings
    Global Women’s Entrepreneurship Research responds to recent calls from academic researchers and policy analysts alike to pay greater attention to the diversity and heterogeneity among women entrepreneurs. Drawing together studies by 26 researchers affiliated with the DIANA International Research Network, this collection contributes to a richer and more robust understanding of the field. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  7. Global Knowledge Work

    Global Knowledge Work

    Edited by Katerina Nicolopoulou, Mine Karata?-Özkan, Ahu Tatli, John Taylor
    Global Knowledge Work is an up-to-date account of theoretical approaches and empirical research in the multi-disciplinary topic of global knowledge workers from a relational and diversity perspective. It includes contributions from international scholars and practitioners who have been working with the concept of global knowledge workers from a number of different perspectives, including personal and academic life trajectories. They reveal that the relational framework of the three dimensions of analysis (macro-meso-micro) is relevant for analyzing the phenomenon of global knowledge workers, as expertise and specialised knowledge and its innovative application, together with the attraction and retention of talent remain key topics in the current socioeconomic conditions. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  8. Gender Stratification in the IT Industry

    Gender Stratification in the IT Industry

    Kenneth W. Koput, Barbara A. Gutek
    This illuminating monograph introduces a status-equilibrating, social capital explanation for the persistent gender stratification in the field of information technology. The authors analyze why the workforce has become increasingly male-dominated over time by looking at how pre-employment conditions provide different experiences and opportunities for women and men. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 116.00   Web: $ 104.40
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  9. The Sustainability of Cultural Diversity

    The Sustainability of Cultural Diversity

    Edited by Maddy Janssens, Myriam Bechtoldt, Arie de Ruijter, Dino Pinello, Giovanni Prarolo, Vanja M.K. Stenius
    This engaging book addresses the question of how diverse communities, whether in a nation, city or organization, can live together and prosper whilst retaining and enjoying their cultural differences. This is a particularly pertinent issue in the context of the modern world where mass migration and immigration are pervasive global phenomena. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 157.00   Web: $ 141.30
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  10. Making Inclusion Work

    Making Inclusion Work

    Edited by Saija Katila, Susan Meriläinen, Janne Tienari
    This innovative book explores how inclusion can be enhanced in academia by considering the strategic work of expert academics from around the world. It offers a new look at academic work through the accounts of passionate practitioners who have each, in their own ways, made inclusion work. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  11. Gender Inequalities in the 21st Century

    Gender Inequalities in the 21st Century

    Edited by Jacqueline Scott, Rosemary Crompton, Clare Lyonette
    Both women and men strive to achieve a work and family balance, but does this imply more or less equality? Does the persistence of gender and class inequalities refute the notion that lives are becoming more individualised? Leading international authorities document how gender inequalities are changing and how many inequalities of earlier eras are being eradicated. However, this book shows there are new barriers and constraints that are slowing progress in attaining a more egalitarian society. Taking the new global economy into account, the expert contributors to this book examine the conflicts between different types of feminisms, revise old debates about ‘equality’ and ‘difference’ in the gendered nature of work and care, and propose new and innovative policy solutions. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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    2011   Paperback Price: $ 46.00   Web: $ 36.80
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  12. Women in Family Business Leadership Roles

    Women in Family Business Leadership Roles

    Mary Barrett, Ken Moores
    Mary Barrett and Ken Moores breathe new life into research on one of the largest and yet frequently overlooked business sectors. They analyse thirteen international cases of women in family business to discover how women attained leadership or, sometimes, failed to do so. By examining in detail how women have reached the top in the traditionally conservative environment of family business, the book avoids essentialist assumptions about women as leaders. It illuminates classic issues of entrepreneurship in a family business context, particularly the dual imperatives of innovation and business continuity. Women in Family Business Leadership Roles presents contemporary research that looks at the patterns of success and failure, and understand whether this is the result of gender or other factors. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  13. Women on Corporate Boards of Directors

    Women on Corporate Boards of Directors

    Edited by Susan Vinnicombe, Val Singh, Ronald J. Burke, Diana Bilimoria, Morten Huse
    This important new book addresses the growing international interest in women on corporate boards of directors. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  14. Women and Employment

    Women and Employment

    Edited by Jacqueline Scott, Shirley Dex, Heather Joshi
    How is women’s employment shaped by family and domestic responsibilities? This book, written by leading experts in the field, examines twenty-five years of change in women’s employment and addresses the challenges facing women today. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 181.00   Web: $ 162.90
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    2009   Paperback Price: $ 64.00   Web: $ 51.20
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  15. Gender and Entrepreneurship

    Gender and Entrepreneurship

    Amanda Brickman Elam
    This book examines three distinct contributions to the study of entrepreneurship. Firstly, it contributes to both sociological and institutional theories of entrepreneurship and the entrepreneur. Secondly, it presents a cross-national comparative framework for the multilevel analysis of entrepreneurship. Finally, this book produces a key multilevel finding with regard to the importance of national gender beliefs for the likelihood of business creation among both men and women. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  16. Diversity in the Knowledge Economy and Society

    Diversity in the Knowledge Economy and Society

    Edited by Elias G. Carayannis, Aris Kaloudis, Åge Mariussen
    The key message of this book is that heterogeneity should be seen as an intrinsic and indispensable element of knowledge systems. The authors address the concept of heterogeneity in a multi-disciplinary fashion, including perspectives from evolutionary economics and innovation system studies, and relate this approach to existing theories in a broad range of fields. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  17. Women and Minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

    Women and Minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

    Edited by Ronald J. Burke, Mary C. Mattis
    Advances in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) are key factors in contributing to future economic performance, higher living standards and improved quality of life. As dominant white males near retirement and immigration slows, developed countries face a serious skill shortage in critical STEM disciplines. This fascinating book examines why the numbers of women and minorities in STEM are low, outlines the potential consequences of this and prescribes much needed solutions to the problem. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 184.00   Web: $ 165.60
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  18. Women in Leadership and Management

    Women in Leadership and Management

    Edited by Duncan McTavish, Karen Johnston Miller
    This book explores the gendered nature of leadership and management. The contributors analyse issues such as management development and therapeutic cultures, expectations placed on women in the workplace, managing maternity and the gendered nature of workplace mistakes. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  19. Women Entrepreneurs Across Racial Lines

    Women Entrepreneurs Across Racial Lines

    Andrea E. Smith-Hunter
    Women entrepreneurs command an increasingly large presence at the international and national levels. A significant part of this impact is due to growing numbers of minority women becoming entrepreneurs. This volume provides some of the most comprehensive data to date on the topic of women entrepreneurs across racial lines. It offers a systematic and conceptual framework for understanding issues of network structures and human and financial capital, analyzed through a comparative analysis of minority and white women entrepreneurs. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  20. Successful Professional Women of the Americas

    Successful Professional Women of the Americas

    Betty Jane Punnett, Jo Ann Duffy, Suzy Fox, Ann Gregory, Terri R. Lituchy, Silvia Inés Monserrat, Miguel R. Olivas-Lujan, Neusa Maria Bastos F. Santos
    This accessible and original book relates the fascinating story of successful women across the Americas: women who are managers, business owners, university professors and administrators, doctors, lawyers and government ministers. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
    Availability: In Stock