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Breaking the Brass Ceiling: Women Police Chiefs and Their Paths to the Top

Dorothy Moses Schulz
Format
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Published
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2004.
Language
English
ISBN
0275981800 (alk. paper)
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Table of contents
Contents
  • How it all began : what is a nice girl like you doing in a place like this?
  • Women in nontraditional professions : law enforcement is big business
  • The road to the chief's chair : early trailblazers and the long climb to the top
  • Twists and turns on the road to the top : decisions and detours along the way
  • One-agency chiefs : local girls break brass at home
  • Family power brings political power : from sheriff's wife to sheriff
  • Modern women sheriffs : getting elected on their own
  • Big-city pioneers : the women who broke the bulletproof barriers
  • Twenty-first century big-city women : is the playing field finally level?
  • Women police chiefs and sheriffs : a collective portrait.
Description
xv, 241 p. ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [211]-229) and index.
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