Gender Images in Public Administration Legitimacy and the Administrative State

ISBN-10: 0761921745

ISBN-13: 9780761921745

Edition: 2nd 2002 (Revised)

Authors: Camilla Stivers
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Description: Extensively updated to reflect recent research and new theoretical literature, this much-anticipated Second Edition applies a gender lens to the field of public administration, looking at issues of status, power, leadership, legitimacy and change. The author examines the extent of women's historical progress as public employees, their current status in federal, state, and local governments, the peculiar nature of the organizational reality they experience, and women's place in society at large as it is shaped by government. New to this edition are: incorporation of data, research studies and theoretical literature from the last 10 years; increased focus on gender images and how they work against women and men; and expanded coverage of nonprofit management.

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List price: $66.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/18/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 184
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

One of the best-loved children's/young adult authors, Lucy Maud Montgomery was born on November 30, 1874 in Clifton, Prince Edward Island, Canada, the daughter of Hugh John and Clara Woolner. After attending Prince of Wales College and Dalhouse College in Halifax, she became a certified teacher, eventually teaching in Bideford, Prince Edward Island. She also served as an assistant at the post office and as a writer for the local newspaper, The Halifax Daily Echo. Best known for her Anne of Avonlea and Anne of Green Gables books, Montgomery received many high honors. She was named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in 1923 and a Canadian stamp commemorates Montgomery and Anne of Green Gables. In addition, various museums dedicated to the book series and Montgomery's life dot Prince Edward Island. The books in the Anne series follow the growth and adventures of a red-haired, spritely, high-spirited and imaginative orphan named Anne who lives on Prince Edward Island. The success of these books rested in Montgomery's ability to vividly recollect childhood and her easy storytelling ability. They are tremendously popular to this day and have been translated into more than 35 languages and adapted as movies and PBS television productions. On July 5, 1911, L.M. Montgomery married Ewan Macdonald, a Presbyterian minister, and the marriage produced three children. She died on April 24, 1942.

Preface
Gender and Public Administration
"On Tap But Not on Top": Women in the Administrative State
"Sharpening a Knife Cleverly": The Dilemma of Expertise
"Look Like a Lady, Act Like a Man": The Dilemma of Leadership
The Hero Factory: The Dilemma of Virtue
From the Ground(s) Up: Women Reformers and the Rise of the Administrative State
Paths Toward Change
References
Index
About the Author
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