Handbook of Research on Educational Leadership for Equity and Diversity, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0203076931
  • ISBN-13: 9780203076934
  • DDC: 371.2
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 758 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released February 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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The rapid growth of diversity within U.S. schooling and the heightened attention to the lack of equity in student achievement, school completion, and postsecondary attendance has made equity and diversity two of the principle issues in education, educational leadership, and educational leadership research. The Handbook of Research on Educational Leadership for Equity and Diversity is the first research-based handbook that comprehensively addresses the broad diversity in U.S. schools by race, ethnicity, culture, language, gender, disability, sexual identity, and class. The Handbook both highly values the critically important strengths and assets that diversity brings to the United States and its schools, yet at the same time candidly critiques the destructive deficit thinking, biases, and prejudices that undermine school success for many groups of students. Well-known chapter authors explore diversity and related inequities in schools and the achievement problems these issues present to school leaders. Each chapter reviews theoretical and empirical evidence of these inequities and provides research-based recommendations for practice and for future research. Celebrating the broad diversity in U.S. schools, the Handbook of Research on Educational Leadership for Equity and Diversity critiques the inequities connected to that diversity, and provides evidence-based practices to promote student success for all children.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Reviewers.
1: The Tradition in Educational Leadership: Where We Have Come from and Where We Are Going.
2: Educational Leadership through Equity, Diversity, and Social Justice and Educational Leadership for the Privilege Imperative: The Historical Dialectic.
3: The Politics of Education: Its Development and What Is Needed for the Future for Advocacy Leadership in a Post-Racial America.
4: Policy, Equity, and Diversity in Global Context: Educational Leadership after the Welfare State.
5: Organizational Theories and the Development of Leadership Capacity for Integrated, Socially Just Schools.
6: Distributed Leadership: Examining Issues of Race, Power, and Inequality.
7: Understanding and Working Successfully with the Rich Racial and Ethnic Diversity within U.S. Schools.
8: Starting with African American Success: A Strength-Based Approach to Transformative Educational Leadership.
9: Latina/O Learners and Academic Success: ¡Sí Se Puede!.
10: American Indian Educational Leadership: Context, Conceptions of Leadership, and Practice.
11: Asian/America and Education: Problematizing Problems of Knowledge.
12: Advancing Educational Leadership: Learning from Multiracial Literature.
13: Understanding and Working Successfully with the Rich Language, Cultural, Social Class, Ability, Gender, and Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Diversity in U.S. Schools.
14: Latino English Language Learners in a Changing Demographic Landscape: Critical Issues for School Leaders to Consider in Implementing Best Practice.
15: Social Class in Education: Implications for Educational Leadership.
16: New Directions For Socially Just Educational Leadership: Lessons from Disability Studies.
17: An Exercise in Tempered Radicalism: Seeking the Intersectionality of Gender, Race, and Sexual Identity in Educational Leadership Research.
18: Creating Inclusive Schools for Lgbtiq Youth, Staff, and Families: Equitable Educational Leadership and Research Practice.
19: Leadership Promoting Equity and Excellence for Bilingual Students.
20: Research on Equitable and Excellent Schools: Lessons for Leadership Practice.
21: A Quandary for School Leaders: Equity, High-Stakes Testing and Accountability.
22: Culturally Responsive Teaching and High-Performing Schools That Serve Diverse Populations.
23: Educational Leaders as Policy Actors and Equity Advocates.
24: Leadership for More Equitable Schools through Service Integration.
25: Leadership for Equitable Access and Transition into Higher Education.
26: Critical Issues for Successful Schooling of All Students.
27: Race, Class, and Education: Lessons for School Leaders from Hurricane Katrina and the Gulf Coast.
28: Working Toward a 21st Century Framework for Researchers of School Safety Leadership in Practice.
29: Intersecting Educational Finance, Politics, and Law with Racism: A Critical Race Case Analysis.
30: Legal Issues for Diverse and Equitable Schools.
31: Promoting the Preparation of Successful Leaders for Diverse, Equitable Schools.
32: Preparing Leaders to Reculture Schools as Inclusive Communities of Practice.
33: Culture-Based Leadership and Preparation: A Qualitative Metasynthesis of the Literature.
34: Rethinking the Universal Approach to the Preparation of School Leaders: Cultural Proficiency and Beyond.
35: Evaluating Social Justice Leadership Preparation.
About the Editors.
About the Section Editors.
About the Contributors.
Author Index.
Subject Index.