326 pages ; 24 cm
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"In conversation with some of the world's most powerful and interesting women, Women and Leadership explores gender bias and explores the barriers to women's participation in politics"-- Provided by publisher.
"First published by Penguin Random House Australia Pty Ltd."--T.p. verso.
Includes bibliographical references.
Prologue: Why are we writing this book? -- Doing the numbers -- Our framework -- Pathways to power: Introducing our women leaders -- Hypothesis one: You go girl -- Hypothesis two: It's all about the hair -- Hypothesis three: Shrill or soft -- the style conundrum -- Hypothesis four: She's a bit of a bitch -- Hypothesis five: Who's minding the kids? -- Hypothesis six: A special place in hell -- do women really support women? -- Hypothesis seven: Modern day Salem -- Hypothesis eight: The role modelling riddle -- The stand out lessons from eight lives and eight hypotheses - Annex: Snapshots of the pathways to power. .