Labor Relations in Education: Policies, Politics, and Practices

Labor Relations in Education: Policies, Politics, and Practices

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160709584X
ISBN-13:
9781607095842
Pub. Date:
01/16/2010
Publisher:
R&L Education

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Labor Relations in Education: Policies, Politics, and Practices

Labor Relations in Education explores unions and collective bargaining in the public schools of America. The history of the laws, the politics of the response to collective bargaining and unions, and the practices of bargaining and managing a contract are explored in this volume. Changes that may move labor relations into professional relations, away from the industrial labor union model, and diminish the schism that exists between educators are discussed. A fully developed simulation is included to employ the practices and concepts discussed in this book.

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ISBN-13: 9781607095842
Publisher: R&L Education
Publication date: 01/16/2010
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 210
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Todd DeMitchell has spent eighteen years in the public schools and is finishing his nineteenth year as professor and chair of the Department of Education at the University of New Hampshire. His research focuses on school law and labor relations and has published 130 books, journal articles, and law review articles.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments v

Chapter 1 Introduction 1

Section I Policies

Chapter 2 Labor Relations in Education 7

Chapter 3 The Legal Framework 25

Section II Politics

Chapter 4 Conflict and Community 49

Chapter 5 Professionalism and Unionism 65

Chapter 6 Reform and Labor Relations 85

Section III Practices

Chapter 7 Preparation and Practice: At the Table 105

Chapter 8 The Future of Professional Relations 131

Chapter 9 Glossary with Some Comments 147

Appendix A 151

Appendix B 197

Appendix C 201

About the Author 203

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