The SAGE Handbook of Educational Leadership: Advances in Theory, Research, and Practice / Edition 1

The SAGE Handbook of Educational Leadership: Advances in Theory, Research, and Practice / Edition 1

by Fenwick W. English
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761929797

ISBN-13: 9780761929796

Pub. Date: 10/28/2004

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This handbook is sure to be a pivotal resource in the restructuring of courses and curricula in departments and schools of education well into the 21st century, as well as a powerful guide to reframing issues of practice in educational settings. Professionals in the field will also find a wealth of information informing practice in the world of education. It is an…  See more details below

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This handbook is sure to be a pivotal resource in the restructuring of courses and curricula in departments and schools of education well into the 21st century, as well as a powerful guide to reframing issues of practice in educational settings. Professionals in the field will also find a wealth of information informing practice in the world of education. It is an ideal text for graduate courses, in which students and professors will find cutting-edge research and alternative modes of thinking, offering a perspective unmatched by any other single source.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761929796
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
10/28/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
632
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction : a metadiscursive perspective on the landscape of educational leadership in the 21st century
Pt. IMultiple lenses of democratic leadership1
1A history of public school leadership : the first century, 1837-19427
2Moral leadership : shifting the management paradigm34
3Social justice : seeking a common language47
4Collaborative leadership, community building, and democracy in public education68
Pt. IIManagement, organization, and law85
5Leadership as social construct : the expression of human agency within organizational constraint89
6Pivotal points : history, development, and promise of the principalship109
7The school superintendent : roles, challenges, and issues142
8The role of education law in leadership preparation programs168
Pt. IIIEducational politics and policy : creating effective, equitable, and democratic schools187
9Educational leaders as policy analysts191
10Educational leadership and the new economy : keeping the "public" in public schools216
11A new conception of parent engagement : community organizing for school reform237
12Leading the school through culturally responsive inquiry269
13Constructing a democratic foundation for school-based reform : the local politics of school autonomy and internal governance297
Pt. IVTheories of leadership : research problems and practices333
14The nature of inquiry in educational leadership337
15The development of leadership thought and practice in the United States362
16Leading in the midst of diversity : the challenge of our times380
Pt. VThe micropolitics of school leadership403
17Curriculum leadership : the administrative survival skill in a test-driven culture and a competitive educational marketplace407
18Refocusing the purposes of teacher supervision430
19Student misbehavior and violence : a reexamination of the enemy within463
20Issues of teaching and learning483
21New approaches for school design506
22Unions, collective bargaining, and the challenges of leading538
23Finance, planning, and budgeting550

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