The SAGE Handbook of Educational Leadership: Advances in Theory, Research, and Practice, 2nd Edition

  • Fenwick W. English University of North Carolina
  • Published By: SAGE
  • ISBN-10: 1452261741
  • ISBN-13: 9781452261744
  • DDC: 371.2
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 453 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released October 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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This fully updated second edition offers an unflinching and comprehensive overview of the full range of both practical and theoretical issues facing educational leadership today. Editor Fenwick W. English and 30 renowned authors boldly address the most fundamental and contested issues in the field, including culturally relevant and distributed leadership; critical policy and practice issues predicting the new century's conflict; the paradox of changes; and the promises, paradoxes, and pitfalls of standards for educational leaders.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
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.
Author Index.
Subject Index.
About the Editor.
About the Contributors.