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Women and men in political and business elites [electronic resource] : a comparative study in the industrialized world / Mino Vianello and Gwen Moore ; with Giovanna Di Stefano ... [et al.] ; foreword by Eva Etzioni-Halevy.

By: Vianello, Mino, 1927-.
Contributor(s): Moore, Gwen, 1944-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Sage studies in international sociology: 53.Publisher: London : SAGE, 2004Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 208 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781412933742 (electronic bk.); 1412933749 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Elite (Social sciences) | Women -- Political activity | Businesswomen | �Elite (Sciences sociales) | Femmes en politique | Femmes d'affaires | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Women's Studies | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Women in Business | Sekseverschillen | Elites | Bedrijfsleven | Politiek | Gleichberechtigung | Politische Elite | Wirtschaftliche Elite | IndustriestaatenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Women and men in political and business elites.DDC classification: 305.48962 Other classification: 71.31 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Description of the sample and research design / Silvia Sansonetti -- Demographic characteristics and family life / Giovanna Di Stefano, Antonella Pinnelli -- Career paths / Brigitte Liebig, Silvia Sansonetti -- Business leaders' work environment and leadership styles / Litsa Nicolaou-Smokoviti -- Values / Renata Siemie�nska -- Social capital: mentors and contacts / Michal Palgi, Gwen Moore -- Networks: an application of multidimensional scaling analysis / Rosanna Memoli -- Gender differences in access to and exercise of power / Mino Vianello.
Summary: How do gender inequalities translate at the top of politics and business? Is the gender gap eliminated for the most influential players in industrial democratic society? This informed and compelling analysis examines the demographic characteristics, family circumstances and career paths of a group of elite women.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Description of the sample and research design / Silvia Sansonetti -- Demographic characteristics and family life / Giovanna Di Stefano, Antonella Pinnelli -- Career paths / Brigitte Liebig, Silvia Sansonetti -- Business leaders' work environment and leadership styles / Litsa Nicolaou-Smokoviti -- Values / Renata Siemie�nska -- Social capital: mentors and contacts / Michal Palgi, Gwen Moore -- Networks: an application of multidimensional scaling analysis / Rosanna Memoli -- Gender differences in access to and exercise of power / Mino Vianello.

Abstracts in English, French, and Spanish.

How do gender inequalities translate at the top of politics and business? Is the gender gap eliminated for the most influential players in industrial democratic society? This informed and compelling analysis examines the demographic characteristics, family circumstances and career paths of a group of elite women.

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