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Values and Educational Leadership extends beyond the presentation of expert opinion to blend theory, research, and practice for a comprehensive examination of values in educational leadership. It analyzes personal values manifested by individuals, professional values of administration, and collective values exhibited by groups, societies, and organizations.
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This book blends theory, research, and practices to examine the ways that values affect education, particularly at the administrative level. Begley, (education, U. of Toronto) and many other scholars of education, address issues and themes such as designing a philosophy of organization, how legislatures and other policy institutions affect the values of the educational community, ethical school leadership, moral and ethical dilemmas in Catholic Schools, and a feminist perspective on the approach of women superintendents to moral dilemmas. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780791442920
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 8/12/1999
  • Series: SUNY Series in Educational Leadership
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 364
  • Product dimensions: 0.81 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 6.00 (d)

Table of Contents


Christopher Hodgkinson



Paul T. Begley

Part I
Value Praxis and Ethical Leadership

Introduction to Part I Practitioner and Organizational Perspectives on Values in Administration

Paul T. Begley

Chapter One
Envisioning the Good Organization: Steps toward a Philosophy of Organization

Daniel L. Duke

Chapter Two
An Organizational Perspective on Values for Leaders of Future Schools

Kenneth Leithwood

Chapter Three
Value Orchestration by the Policy Community for the Learning Community: Reality or Myth

Olof Johansson and Paul V. Bredeson

Chapter Four
Beyond the Veil: Moral Educational Administration and Inquiry in a Postmodern World

James Ryan

Chapter Five
Administrative Science, the Postmodern, and Community

William Foster

Part II
Values Theory: Debates and Developments

Introduction to Part II: The Place of Values in Theories of Administration

Paul T. Begley

Chapter Six
Values and Valuation: A Naturalistic Inquiry

Donald J. Willower

Chapter Seven
The Will to Power

Christopher Hodgkinson

Chapter Eight
Ethical School Leadership: Problems of an Elusive Role

Elizabeth Campbell

Chapter Nine
Values, Socially-Distributed Cognition, and Organizational Practice

Gabriele Lakomski and Colin Evers

Chapter Ten
Evers and Lakomski on Values in Educational Administration: Less Than Hcoherent

Derek J. Allison and Frederick S. Ellett, Jr

Part III
Research on Values and Leadership: Findings and Implications

Introduction To Part III: Competing Research Paradigms and Alternate Perspectives

Paul T. Begley

Chapter Eleven
Examining Educational Purposes and Underlying Value Orientations in Schools

Pauline E. Leonard

Chapter Twelve
Value Preferences, Ethics, and Conflicts in School Administration

Paul T. Begley

Chapter Thirteen
Moral and Ethical Dilemmas in Catholic School Settings

Kevin Roche

Chapter Fourteen
A Feminist Perspective of Women Superintendents' Approaches to Moral Dilemmas

Margaret Grogan and Francie Smith

Chapter Fifteen
The Canadian Superintendency: Value-Based Challenges and Pressures

Keith Walker and Don Shakotko

Chapter Sixteen
Values and Educational Leadership: An Agenda for the Future

Paul T. Begley

List of Contributors


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