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Advancing the Development of Urban School Superintendents through Adaptive Leadership

Advancing the Development of Urban School Superintendents through Adaptive Leadership

1st Edition

Sarah Chace
February 21, 2019

Based on a case study of urban school superintendents in a leadership development program, this book offers a concrete demonstration of how adaptive leadership is applied and learned. Blending the theory of adaptive leadership with the practice of urban school superintendents, this book also...

Educational Leadership for Transformation and Social Justice: Narratives of change in South Africa

Educational Leadership for Transformation and Social Justice: Narratives of change in South Africa

1st Edition

John Ambrosio
May 08, 2018

Educational Leadership for Transformation and Social Justice examines the relationship between the lived experiences of educational leaders at the University of the Free State in South Africa and how they think about and practice leadership for transformation and social justice. Based on...

Educational Leadership in Becoming: On the potential of leadership in action

Educational Leadership in Becoming: On the potential of leadership in action

1st Edition

Nuraan Davids, Yusef Waghid
March 08, 2018

Educational Leadership in Becoming reconsiders educational leadership in its current forms, and presents a more plausible form of educational leadership to contend with the complexities currently found in universities and schools. Much of the literature in vogue concerning educational leadership...

Leading for Change: Race, intimacy and leadership on divided university campuses

Leading for Change: Race, intimacy and leadership on divided university campuses

1st Edition

Jonathan Jansen
December 21, 2017

This book offers new theoretical ground for thinking about, and transforming, leadership and higher education worldwide. Through an examination of the construct of intimacy and ‘nearness’, including emotional, spiritual, psychic, intellectual, and physical closeness, Jonathan Jansen demonstrates...

Restorative Justice in Urban Schools: Disrupting the School-to-Prison Pipeline

Restorative Justice in Urban Schools: Disrupting the School-to-Prison Pipeline

1st Edition

Anita Wadhwa
May 18, 2017

The school-to-prison pipeline is often the path for marginalized students, particularly black males, who are three times as likely to be suspended as White students. This volume provides an ethnographic portrait of how educators can implement restorative justice to build positive school cultures...

The Hermeneutics of Jesuit Leadership in Higher Education: The Meaning and Culture of Catholic-Jesuit Presidents

The Hermeneutics of Jesuit Leadership in Higher Education: The Meaning and Culture of Catholic-Jesuit Presidents

1st Edition

Maduabuchi Muoneme, S.J.
March 24, 2017

With a focus on seven Jesuit university leaders emeriti and the late University of Notre Dame President Father Theodore Hesburgh, this book offers a critical analysis of the common values, philosophies, and leadership practices of Jesuit-Catholic university presidents within the broader higher...

Political Philosophy, Educational Administration and Educative Leadership

Political Philosophy, Educational Administration and Educative Leadership

1st Edition

Reynold Macpherson
December 05, 2016

In this book Reynold Macpherson initiates a politically-critical theory of educative leadership as a fresh line of inquiry in the practice, research and theory of educational administration and educational leadership. Divided into four parts, the book introduces the sub-discipline of political...

Educational Administration and Leadership: Theoretical Foundations

Educational Administration and Leadership: Theoretical Foundations

1st Edition

David Burgess, Paul Newton
November 18, 2016

This volume provides diverse perspectives and paradigms in educational administration and leadership. Focusing on particular philosophical and theoretical schools of thought, it traces the contemporary history of debates in the field while also exploring emerging, non-traditional schools for...

Indigenous Leadership in Higher Education

Indigenous Leadership in Higher Education

1st Edition

Robin Minthorn, Alicia Fedelina Chavez
May 06, 2016

This volume offers new perspectives from Indigenous leaders in academic affairs, student affairs and central administration to improve colleges and universities in service to Indigenous students and professionals. It discusses and illustrates ways that leadership norms, values, assumptions and...

Generational Identity, Educational Change, and School Leadership

Generational Identity, Educational Change, and School Leadership

1st Edition

Corrie Stone-Johnson
April 08, 2016

Generational identity plays a large role in how teachers view educational change and school reform. Teachers of the Boomer generation, an era characterized by optimism and innovation, tend to be more resistant to change than those of Generation X, for whom standardization represents the norm, not a...

Student Voice and School Governance: Distributing Leadership to Youth and Adults

Student Voice and School Governance: Distributing Leadership to Youth and Adults

1st Edition

Marc Brasof
June 12, 2015

While student voice has been well-defined in research, how to sustain youth-adult leadership work is less understood. Students are rarely invited to lead school reform efforts, and when they are, their voice is silenced by the structural arrangements and socio-cultural conditions found in schools....

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