Broad Influence: How Women Are Changing the Way America Works

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Time #ad - Time home Entertainment Inc. Additionally, single women will be one of the most pivotal voting groups heading into the general election, in 2016, being courted by both Democrats and Republicans. At the centennial of the first woman elected to congress which was three years before women legally earned the right to vote, their presence and influence in Washington has reached a tipping point that affects not only the inner workings of the Federal Government, but also directly influences how Americans live and work.

Never before have women been represented in such great numbers in the Supreme Court, both chambers of Congress, and in the West Wing. In broad influence, jay newton-small, one of the nation's most deeply respected and sourced journalists takes readers through the corridors of Washington D. C. The offices and hallways of capital Hill and everywhere else conversations and deals are happening to demonstrate how women are reaching across the aisles, coalescing, and affecting lasting change.

Broad Influence: How Women Are Changing the Way America Works #ad - With deep, politics, including conversations with nancy pelosi, governors and cabinet members, senior white house staffers, exclusive and behind-closed-doors reporting and interviews, and the workforce, Kelly Ayotte, Barbara Mikulski, Cathy McMorris Rogers and dozens of other former and current senators, Broad Influence is an insightful look at how women are transforming government, representatives, Sarah Palin, Kirsten Gillibrand, Valerie Jarrett, and how they are using that power shift to effect change throughout America.

2016 will be one of the most historic years in politics: It marks the potential for the first female President of the United States, and the 100th anniversary of the first woman elected to Congress.

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Women and Leadership

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Oxford University Press #ad - These include developing robust women-to-women networks, enacting laws and policies that address work/life imbalances, and training programs that start at an earlier age. The united states ranks 78th in the world for women's representation in political office. She stresses that we cannot address the problem at the individual level; instead, she argues that we need broad-based strategies that address the deep-seated structural and cultural conditions facing women.

Today, although women occupy an increasing percentage of leadership positions, in America they hold less than a fifth of positions in both the public and private sectors. In business, women constitute a third of MBA graduates, but only 5 percent of Fortune 500 CEOs. In women and leadership, the eminent legal scholar Deborah L.

In politics, 10 percent of governors, although women constitute a majority of the electorate, they account for only 18 percent of Congress, and 12 percent of mayors of the nation's 100 largest cities. She surveys a range of professions in politics, law, management, and academia and draws from a survey of prominent women to develop solutions that can successfully chip away at the imbalance.

Women and Leadership #ad - Although organizations generally stand to gain from increasing gender equity in leadership, women's underrepresentation is persistent and pervasive. For most of recorded history, men have held nearly all of the most powerful leadership positions. In academia, women account for a majority of college graduates, but only about a quarter of full professors and university presidents.

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Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead

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Knopf #ad - Sandberg provides practical advice on negotiation techniques, mentorship, and building a satisfying career. Her talk, which has been viewed more than six million times, encouraged women to “sit at the table, ” seek challenges, take risks, and pursue their goals with gusto. The #1 international best seller In Lean In,  Sheryl Sandberg reignited the conversation around women in the workplace.

Sandberg is chief operating officer of Facebook and coauthor of Option B with Adam Grant. Lean in continues that conversation, hard data, combining personal anecdotes, and compelling research to change the conversation from what women can’t do to what they can. In 2010, she gave an electrifying TED talk in which she described how women unintentionally hold themselves back in their careers.

Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead #ad - She describes specific steps women can take to combine professional achievement with personal fulfillment, and demonstrates how men can benefit by supporting women both in the workplace and at home. Written with humor and wisdom,  lean in is a revelatory, inspiring call to action and a blueprint for individual growth that will empower women around the world to achieve their full potential.

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Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead

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Women and Leadership

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Oxford University Press #ad - The united states ranks 78th in the world for women's representation in political office. Although organizations generally stand to gain from increasing gender equity in leadership, women's underrepresentation is persistent and pervasive. In academia, women account for a majority of college graduates, but only about a quarter of full professors and university presidents.

Rhode focuses on women's underrepresentation in leadership roles and asks why it persists and what we can do about it. Oxford university Press USA. In business, women constitute a third of MBA graduates, but only 5 percent of Fortune 500 CEOs. In women and leadership, the eminent legal scholar Deborah L. These include developing robust women-to-women networks, enacting laws and policies that address work/life imbalances, and training programs that start at an earlier age.

In politics, 10 percent of governors, although women constitute a majority of the electorate, they account for only 18 percent of Congress, and 12 percent of mayors of the nation's 100 largest cities. The #1 international best seller. She surveys a range of professions in politics, law, management, and academia and draws from a survey of prominent women to develop solutions that can successfully chip away at the imbalance.

Women and Leadership #ad - In law, but only 17 percent of the equity partners of major firms, women are almost half of law school graduates, and 22 percent of Fortune 500 general counsels. Today, although women occupy an increasing percentage of leadership positions, in America they hold less than a fifth of positions in both the public and private sectors.

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Madame President: The Extraordinary Journey of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

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Simon & Schuster #ad - Ebury Press. Sirleaf’s personality shines throughout this riveting biography. Madame president is the inspiring, often heartbreaking story of Sirleaf’s evolution from an ordinary Liberian mother of four boys to international banking executive, from a victim of domestic violence to a political icon, from a post-war president to a Nobel Peace Prize winner.

Ultimately, madame president is the story of Liberia’s greatest daughter, and the universal lessons we can all learn from this “Oracle” of African women. Pulitzer prize–winning journalist and bestselling author Helene Cooper deftly weaves Sirleaf’s personal story into the larger narrative of the coming of age of Liberian women.

Madame President: The Extraordinary Journey of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf #ad - The #1 international best seller. Best books of 2017 selection by * the washington post * new york post * the harrowing, leader of the liberian women’s movement, but triumphant story of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, and the first democratically elected female president in African history.

When ellen johnson sirleaf won the 2005 liberian presidential election, she demolished a barrier few thought possible, obliterating centuries of patriarchal rule to become the first female elected head of state in Africa’s history. Oxford university Press USA. The highs and lows of sirleaf’s life are filled with indelible images; from imprisonment in a jail cell for standing up to Liberia’s military government to addressing the United States Congress, from reeling under the onslaught of the Ebola pandemic to signing a deal with Hillary Clinton when she was still Secretary of State that enshrined American support for Liberia’s future.

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Changing Contours of Work: Jobs and Opportunities in the New Economy Sociology for a New Century Series

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SAGE Publications, Inc #ad - The text examines the many complexities of race, class, and gender inequalities in the modern-day workplace, and details the consequences of job insecurity and work schedules mismatched to family needs. In the third edition of changing contours of work: jobs and Opportunities in the New Economy, Stephen Sweet and Peter Meiksins once again provide a rich analysis of the American workplace in the larger context of an integrated global economy.

The #1 international best seller. Through engaging vignettes and rich data, this text frames the development of jobs and employment opportunities in an international comparative perspective, jobs, revealing the historical transformations of work the "old economy" and the "new economy" and identifying the profound effects that these changes have had on lives, and life chances.

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Gender and Elections: Shaping the Future of American Politics

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Cambridge University Press #ad - Sage Publications Ltd. Ebury Press. Individual chapters demonstrate the importance of gender in understanding and interpreting presidential elections, candidate communications with voters, voter participation and turnout, the political involvement of Latinas, the participation of African American women, presidential and vice-presidential candidacies, congressional elections, voting choices, the support of political parties and women's organizations, and state elections.

Oxford university Press USA. The fourth edition of gender and elections offers a systematic, lively, multi-faceted account of the role of gender in the electoral process through the 2016 elections. The #1 international best seller. This timely, yet enduring, volume strikes a balance between highlighting the most important development for women as voters and candidates in the 2016 elections and providing a more long-term, in-depth analysis of the ways in which gender has helped shape the contours and outcomes of electoral politics in the United States.

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Workplace/Women's Place

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Oxford University Press #ad - The new articles illuminate factors that influence women's preparation for work and the occupations they choose. The #1 international best seller. In addition, this anthology provides an examination and assessment of a number of policies that have developed as a response to the changing labor force participation of women over the past three decades.

The articles in the third Edition of Workplace/Women's Place are highly accessible to undergraduates. Oxford university Press USA. The articles also demonstrate the challenges women encounter in the workplace and in seeking to balance the demands of work and family life. This edition also includes an appendix of data and trends relating to women and work, earnings, including labor-force participation rates, occupational concentration, the wage gap, and family-work data.

Workplace/Women's Place #ad - Food for thought and application" questions at the end of each reading are included to encourage the synthesis of information and to explore possible solutions to some of women's most vexing problems in today's workplace. The book's interdisciplinary approach offers a social-science emphasis, documenting important trends in women's work lives with quantitative and qualitative evidence from both scholarly and journalistic sources.

Work experiences of diverse groups of women highlight both their unique experiences and the similarity of experiences that cross-cut racial and ethnic identity. Major concepts are highlighted and explained in the introductions to the units, which also provide background information. Ebury Press.

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How Women Rise: Break the 12 Habits Holding You Back from Your Next Raise, Promotion, or Job

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Hachette Books #ad - Again and again, they see that women face specific and different roadblocks from men as they advance in the workplace. In fact, the very habits that helped women early in their careers can hinder them as they move up. Ebury Press. Simply put, what got you here won't get you there. Sally and marshall identify the 12 habits that hold women back as they seek to advance, showing them why what worked for them in the past might actually be sabotaging their future success.

The #1 international best seller. And you might not even realize your blind spots until it's too late. Are you a star networker? Leaders know a network is no good unless you know how to use it. Are you a team player? To advance, you need to take credit as easily as you share it. Leadership expert sally helgesen and bestselling leadership coach Marshall Goldsmith have trained thousands of high achievers--men and women--to reach even greater heights.

How Women Rise: Break the 12 Habits Holding You Back from Your Next Raise, Promotion, or Job #ad - Oxford university Press USA. Building on marshall's classic best seller what got You Here Won't Get You There, their new book How Women Rise is essential reading for any woman who is ready to advance to the next level. Ready to take the next step in your career.

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Working Women in America: Split Dreams

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Oxford University Press #ad - It features updated information and examples, the effects of the glass ceiling and sexual harassment, including extended discussions of women's activism within and outside of the workplace, the impact of globalization, and women's roles in the U. S. It seeks to dispel the misconception that women's work is a recent phenomenon, when in fact women have been working throughout history.

The second edition of working women in America: Split Dreams highlights current research on critical issues affecting American women in today's global workplace. Working women in america: split Dreams intersperses first-person accounts throughout the book and provides a number of vignettes of women employed in a variety of occupations.

The lives of working women are indeed characterized by "split dreams": most women who work are constantly juggling their work and family dreams. They then provide a thorough historical overview of women at work, class, carefully examining the diversity of women's experiences by race, ethnicity, and age.

Working Women in America: Split Dreams #ad - Ebury Press. Labor movement. Rather, one must pay attention to the connections among societal institutions. Economic, political, legal, familial, and educational institutions are also analyzed to show the ways in which they help produce and maintain inequality for women in the workplace. Retaining the focus of the first edition, this text emphasizes the continuity of women's work experience.

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