Postgraduate Module Descriptor

POLM016M: Leadership, Equality and Diversity

This module descriptor refers to the 2019/0 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Alvesson, M. and Y. D. Billing (2009). Understanding Gender and Organizations. Sage.

Baxter, J. and W. O. Wright (2000). “The glass ceiling hypothesis: A comparative study of the United States, Sweden, and Australia”, Gender & Society 14: 275-294.

Broadnax, W. (2010). “Diversity in Public Organizations: A Work in Progress”, Public Administration Review

Davis L. E. (2016). Why are they angry with us? Essays on race. Chicago: Lyceum Books.

Dworkin A.G. and Dworkin R. J. (1999). The minority report: An introduction to racial, ethnic and gender relations. New York: Harcourt & Brace.

Foldy E. G. (2004). “Learning from Diversity: A Theoretical Exploration”, Public Administration Review 64(5): 529-38.

Garcia, J. A. (2014), “The Obama Factor and Pan-Minority Coalitions?”, Politics, Groups, and Identities 2(3): 491-499.

Gemmil, G. and J. Oakley (1992). “Leadership: An Alienating Social Myth?” Human Relations 45(2): 113-129.

Kimmel M.S. and A. L. Ferber (2017). Privilege: A Reader. Boulder: Westview Press.

Lawless J. L. and Richard L. Fox (2010). It Still Takes a Candidate: Why Women Don’t Run for Office. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Mansbridge, J. (2003). “Rethinking Representation”, American Political Science Review 97(4): 515-528.

O’Brien D. Z. and J. Rickne (2016), “Gender Quotas and Women’s Political Leadership”, American Political Science Review 110(1): 112-126.

Opstrup, N. and A. Villadsen (2015). “The Right mix? Gender Diversity in Top Management Teams and Financial Performances”, Public Administration Review 75: 291-301.

Rhode, D. L. (ed.) (2003). The Difference “Difference” Makes: Women and Leadership. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Riccucci, N. (2002). Managing Diversity in Public Sector Workforces. Boulder: Westview Press.

Sabharwal, M. I. Hijal-Moghrabi and M. Royster (2014). “Preparing Future Public Servants: Role of Diversity in Public Administration”, Public Administration Quarterly 38: 206-245.

Schachter, H. L. (2017). “Women in Public Administration: Giving Gender a Place in Education for Leadership”, Administration & Society 49(1): 143-158.

Selden, S.C. and F. Selden (2001). “Rethinking diversity in public organizations for the 21th century: Moving towards a multicultural model”, Administration & Society 33: 303-329.

Tower L. E. and M. G. Alkadry (2008). “The Social Costs of Career Success for Women”, Review of Public Personnel Administration 28(2): 144-165.

Van Wart, M. and L. Dicke (2008). Administrative Leadership in the Public Sector. Armonk: M.E. Sharpe.

Wilkins, V. M. and B. N. Williams (2008). “Black of Blur: Racial Profiling and Representative Bureaucracy”, Public Administration Review 68(4): 654-664.

Yoder, J. (2001). “Making Leadership work more effectively for women”, Journal of Social Issues 57: 815-828.