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Multiple Lenses of Democratic Leadership.
1: A History of Public School Leadership: The First Century, 1837-1942.
2: Culturally Relevant Leadership for Complex 21st-Century School Contexts.
3: Social Justice: Seeking a Common Language.
4: Distributed Leadership and Democratic Community.
Management, Organization, and Law.
5: The Paradox of Change in Public Schooling and Education Leadership.
6: Pivotal Points: History, Development, and Promise of the Principalship.
7: The School Superintendent: Roles, Challenges, and Issues.
8: The Role of Education Law in Leadership Preparation Programs.
Educational Politics and Policy: Creating Effective, Equitable, and Democratic Schools.
9: Critical Policy/Practice Arenas Predicting 21st-Century Conflict.
10: Educational Leadership and the New Economy: Keeping the “Public” in Public Schools.
11: Standards for Educational Leaders: Promises, Paradoxes, and Pitfalls.
12: Wild Patience: Women in School Administration.
13: Metanoia in Educational Leadership: An Alternative Perspective for School Leadership.
Theories of Leadership: Research Problems and Practices.
14: The Nature of Inquiry in Educational Leadership.
15: The Development of Leadership Thought and Practice in the United States.
16: Exploring Aesthetic Dimensions of Leadership: Re-establishing Human Agency.
The Micropolitics of School Leadership.
17: Curriculum Leadership: The Administrative Survival Skill in a Test-Driven Culture and a Competitive Educational Marketplace.
18: Teacher Preparation and Staffing in U.S. Schools.
19: The Gaposis Syndrome: Uses and Misuses of Tests.
20: Issues of Teaching and Learning.
21: New Approaches for School Design.
22: Labor Relations and the Challenges of Leading.
23: Budgeting, Finance, and Planning.
About the Editor.
About the Contributors.