Women in Business —-> Women in Politics

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Week of June 14, 2010

In the News: Former women business executives are setting their sights on the government. Carly Fiorina, past CEO of Hewlett Packard, and Meg Whitman, former eBay chief executive, won their respective California Republican primary elections last Tuesday: Ms. Fiorina for U.S. Senate and Ms. Whitman for governor. Both candidates spent millions of dollars on their campaigns and will most likely attempt to outspend their rivals in the upcoming general elections.

Developing Women Leaders: A Guide for Men and Women in Organizations
By Anna Maria Valerio. Wiley-Blackwell, 2009
Call Number: HD6054.3 .V34 2009

Encyclopedia of Women and American Politics
Edited by Lynne E. Ford. Facts on File, 2008
Call Number: Available online via NetLibrary

Full Cover Girl (DVD)
Directed by Folke Ryden. Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 2009
Call Number: HQ1735 .F85 2009 (Boca Raton Media Center)

Gender Politics in Asia: Women Manoeuvring within Dominant Gender Orders
Edited by Wil Burghoorn et al. NIAS Press, 2008
Call Number: HQ1726 .G46 2008

Her Brilliant Career (DVD)
Directed by Ian McLaren. Filmaker’s Library, 2009
Call Number: HD6054.3 .H47 2008 (Boca Raton Media Center)

A History of Women’s Political Thought in Europe, 1400-1700
By Jacqueline Broad and Karen Green. Cambridge University Press, 2009
Call Number: JA84. E9 B76 2009

Hit the Ground Running: A Woman’s Guide to Success for the First 100 Days on the Job
By Liz Cornish. McGraw-Hill, 2006
Call Number: HD6054.3 .C678 2006

Leading from the Front: No Excuse Leadership Tactics for Women
By Angie Morgan and Courtney Lynch. McGraw-Hill, 2006
Call Number: HD57.7 .M663 2006

Legislative Women: Getting Elected, Getting Ahead
Edited by Beth Reingold. Lynne Rienner, 2008
Call Number: HQ1236 .L42 2008

The Motherless State: Women’s Political Leadership and American Democracy
By Eileen McDonagh. University of Chicago Press, 2009
Call Number: HQ1236.5 .U6 M3925 2009

Outstanding in Their Field: How Women Corporate Directors Succeed
By Elizabeth Ghaffari. Praeger/ABC-Clio, 2009
Call Number: HD6054.3 .G43 2009

Pearls, Politics, & Power: How Women Can Win and Lead
By Madeleine M. Kunin. Chelsea Green Pub., 2008
Call Number: HQ1236.5 .U6 K86 2008

Political Women and American Democracy
By Christina Wolbrecht et al. Cambridge University Press, 2008
Call Number: HQ1236.5 .U6 W628 2008

Quotas for Women in Politics: Gender and Candidate Selection Reform Worldwide
By Mona Lena Krook. Oxford University Press, 2009
Call Number: Available online via NetLibrary

Righting Feminism: Conservative Women and American Politics
By Ronnee Schreiber. Oxford University Press, 2008
Call Number: HQ1236.5 .U6 S35 2008

Supporting Women’s Career and Advancement: Challenges and Opportunities
Edited by Ronald J. Burke and Mary C. Mattis. Edward Elgar, 2005
Call Number: Available online via NetLibrary

Through the Labyrinth: The Truth about How Women Become Leaders
By Alice H. Eagly and Linda L. Carli. Harvard Business School Press, 2007
Call Number: HD6054.3 .E34 2007

A Woman’s Place Is in the Boardroom
By Peninah Thomson and Jacey Graham. Palgrave Macmillan, 2005
Call Number: HD6054.3 .T46 2005

Women in Leadership and Management
Edited by Duncan McTavish and Karen Miller. Edward Elgar, 2006
Call Number: HD6054.3 .W638 2006

Women Lead the Way: Your Guide to Stepping Up to Leadership and Changing the World
By Linda Tarr-Whelan. Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2009
Call Number: HD6054.3 .T37 2009

Women Political Leaders in Africa
By Rosemarie Skaine. McFarland & Co., 2008
Call Number: HQ1236.5 .A35 S58 2008