Gender and political leadership : moving beyond stereotypes
Crawford, Mary C. & Simms, Marion (2010) Gender and political leadership : moving beyond stereotypes. In 4th Annual Public Leadership Workshop, 25-26 November 2010, Parliament House, Hobart.
This short paper suggests that the categories of ‘transformational’ and ‘transactional’ leadership styles ( see Burns 1972) may provide analytical purchase on the question of whether current women leaders have radically different styles and approaches to the earlier second wave feminist generation. The two cases chosen for this paper are the senior women in the Labor and Liberal Parties – Julia Gillard and Julie Bishop. The evidence – explored below – indicates there are strong transactional qualities to both women leaders.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||Gender, Political Leadership, Stereotypes|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > POLITICAL SCIENCE (160600) > Australian Government and Politics (160601)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Management
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2010 Please consult the authors.|
|Deposited On:||17 Feb 2011 23:16|
|Last Modified:||10 Aug 2011 17:28|
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