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Re-Framing Educational Politics for Social Justice / Edition 1

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Overview

This book challenges leaders, educators and researchers to grapple with the realities of education politics and to act as positive advocates for social justice. This text offers strategies for educators to understand and take charge of education politics and includes a range of new approaches to study politics. Each chapter is organized to provide frameworks and findings from tradtional as well as new theories and methodologies and political strategies. The whole book is oriented toward building critiquing skills, modeling successful political strategies, and doing politics differently to empower educators and researchers.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205371426
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 9/28/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 828,595
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Dedication.

Foreward.

Preface.

List of Tables and Figures.

I. SECTION INTRODUCTION.

1. Frameworks for Puzzles in Politics and Policy.

2. The Politics of Policy Implementation and Analysis.

3. Alternative Visions for Advocacy Analysis.

II. SECTION INTRODUCTION: ARENAS.

4. Micropolitics: Uncovering "Hidden" Power.

5. Democracy and Community in District Politics.

6. State Policy Shifts, Accountability, and Cultural Idiosyncrasies.

7. Federal Policy Communities, Interest Groups, and Standards.

8. Global Education Politics.

III. SECTION INTRODUCTION.

9. Intertwined Policies, Pendulum Shifts, & Strange Bedfellows.

10. Strategies for Policy Advocates.

References.

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