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On top of the world [electronic resource] : women's political leadership in Scandinavia and beyond / Bruce O. Solheim.

By: Solheim, Bruce Olav.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Contributions in women's studies: Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2000Description: 1 online resource (x, 133 p.).ISBN: 0313030448 (electronic bk.); 9780313030444 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Women -- Political activity -- Scandinavia | Women politicians -- Scandinavia | Leadership in women | Political leadership -- Sex differences | Femmes en politique -- Scandinavie | Femmes politiques -- Scandinavie | Leadership chez la femme | Leadership politique -- Diff�erences entre sexes | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- General | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- National | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Reference | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- EssaysGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: On top of the world.DDC classification: 320/.082/0948 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Equality or difference?: women leaders in world politics -- Women's rise to power in Scandinavia -- Profiles of three women political leaders -- Conclusion and direction for futher research.
Summary: An examination of the political and social characteristics particular to Scandinavia which have made women's rise to power more rapid than in other regions of the world, this study also explores how the resulting election of women has provided valuable evidence of the impact of women leaders and their leadership style. Solheim begins with a critical survey of feminist scholarship regarding the equality-difference debate and the application of such research on the position of women in international politics. He concludes, in this respect, that leadership style may have less to do with gender th.
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Equality or difference?: women leaders in world politics -- Women's rise to power in Scandinavia -- Profiles of three women political leaders -- Conclusion and direction for futher research.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [115]-125) and index.

An examination of the political and social characteristics particular to Scandinavia which have made women's rise to power more rapid than in other regions of the world, this study also explores how the resulting election of women has provided valuable evidence of the impact of women leaders and their leadership style. Solheim begins with a critical survey of feminist scholarship regarding the equality-difference debate and the application of such research on the position of women in international politics. He concludes, in this respect, that leadership style may have less to do with gender th.

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