Cult of Power: The Inside Story of the Fight to Open Augusta National Golf Club and How it Exposed the Ingrained Corporate Sexism that Keeps Women Down
Publisher: A.U. Publishing
This book is a digital reprint of Cult of Power: Sex Discrimination in Corporate America and What Can Be Done About It, originally published by Scribner in 2005, with a new Preface and subtitle. Even though Augusta National Golf Club admitted two women in 2012, the book is no less important today for its chronicle of the high-profile national controversy, what it stood for,and its stunning expose of how corporate titans at the highest levels still exercise power against women .IT ALL BEGAN WITH A LETTER . . .In 2002, Dr. Martha Burk, chair of the National Council of Women's Organizations, wrote to the Augusta National Golf Club, host of the prestigious Masters tournament, expressing expressing concern over the club's all-male membership policy and urging it to change. The resulting firestorm surrounding the club's secret membership roster of high-ranking corporate executives and its ref ...