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Handbook on Promoting Social Justice in Education

Handbook on Promoting Social Justice in Education

by Rosemary Papa (Editor)

Hardcover(1st ed. 2020)

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The Handbook on Promoting Social Justice in Education explores social justice elements across the global human continuum in the field of education and offers the skills and ways of thinking to achieve a more equitable, caring and fair world. Education is not the sole or even the primary answer to social justice as this would assume educators have control over the complexity of one’s nation/states and multi or transnational organizations, and especially the diversity by context of family life. What education does offer are the skills and ways of thinking to achieve a more equitable, caring, and fair world in pursuit of achieving the ends of social justice. The handbook will look at three major themes—Political Inequality, Educational Economic Inequality, and Cultural Inequality.

Editorial Board

Khalid Arar
Kadir Beycioglu
Fenwick English
Aletha M. Harven
John M. Heffron
David John Matheson
Marta Sánchez

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783030146245
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 05/27/2020
Edition description: 1st ed. 2020
Pages: 2500
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Dr. Rosemary Papa is the Founder of Educational Leaders Without Borders and The Comparative and International Professor of Education and Leadership, Soka University of America (Fall, 2017-present) and has served as The Del and Jewel Lewis Endowed Chair in Educational Leadership at Northern Arizona University since fall of 2007-2018. As well, she has served as a Principal/Chief School Administrator for two districts in Nebraska, system level Assistant Vice Chancellor in the California State University System, Vice President for Sylvan Learning, Professor and Faculty Director of a University-based Center for Teaching and Learning in California. In 2015, she was the recipient of the AERA 2015 Willystine Goodsell Award, Women in Education SIG and gave the keynote address at AERA 2016, Washington, D.C. for her research on women and girls. In 2012, she was the recipient of the Arizona School Administrators Outstanding Higher Education Administrator of the Year Award. Dr. Papa has published 25 books in the areas of leadership, educational policy, social justice, sustainability, school effectiveness, and technology for school leaders and teachers. Additionally, she has 3 major works in progress: Editor-in-Chief, Oxford Encyclopedia of Educational Administration (2019); Editor-in-Chief, Springer Handbook on Promoting Social Justice in Education (2019-2020); and School Violence in International Contexts – Perspectives from Educational Leaders Without Borders (2019). As well, Dr. Papa has published more than eighty articles in refereed academic journals.

Table of Contents

Volume 1: Political Inequality Religion, Gender "isms".- Volume 2: Economic Inequality World Bank Gini-Coefficient "isms".- Volume 3: Cultural Inequality "all isms" Especially Race.