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The SAGE Handbook of Educational Leadership
Advances in Theory, Research, and Practice

Second Edition
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Leadership | Leadership

July 2012 | 472 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
This fully updated Second Edition of The SAGE Handbook of Educational Leadership 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.

Fenwick W. English
Introduction: Educational Leadership at Century?s Beginning?A Continuing Search for the Philosopher?s Stone
 
PART I: MULTIPLE LENSES OF DEMOCRATIC LEADERSHIP
Ira E. Bogotch
1. A History of Public School Leadership: The First Century, 1837?1942
Floyd D. Beachum
2. Culturally Relevant Leadership for Complex 21st-Century School Contexts
Alan R. Shoho, Betty M. Merchant, and Catherine A. Lugg
3.Social Justice: Seeking a Common Language
Jeffrey S. Brooks and Lisa A. W. Kensler
4. Distributed Leadership and Democratic Community
 
PART II: MANAGEMENT, ORGANIZATION, AND LAW
Carol A. Mullen
5. The Paradox of Change in Public Schooling and Education Leadership
Kathleen M. Brown
6. Pivotal Points: History, Development, and Promise of the Principalship
Theodore J. Kowalski and C. Cryss Brunner
7. The School Superintendent: Roles, Challenges, and Issues
Charles J. Russo
8. The Role of Education Law in Leadership Preparation Programs
 
PART III: EDUATIONAL POLITICS AND POLICY: CREATING EFFECTIVE, EQUITABLE, AND DEMOCRATIC SCHOOLS
JoAnn Danelo Barbour
9. Critical Policy/Practice Arenas Predicting 21st-Century Conflict
Gary L. Anderson and Monica Pini
10. Educational Leadership and the New Economy: Keeping the ?Public? in Public Schools
Rosemary Papa
11. Standards for Educational Leaders: Promises, Paradoxes, and Pitfalls
Charol Shakeshaft
12. Wild Patience: Women in School Administration
Cheryl L. Bolton
13. Metanoia in Educational Leadership: An Alternative Perspective for School Leadership
 
PART IV: THEORIES OF LEADERSHIP: RESEARCH PROBLEMS AND PRACTICES
Michelle D. Young and Gerardo R. Lopez
14. The Nature of Inquiry in Educational Leadership
Gary M. Crow and Margaret Grogan
15. The Development of Leadership Thought and Practice in the United States
Eugenie A. Samier
16. Exploring Aesthetic Dimensions of Leadership: Re-establishing Human Agency
 
PART V: THE MICROPOLITICS OF SCHOOL LEADERSHIP
Fenwick W. English and Betty E. Steffy
17. Curriculum Leadership: The Administrative Survival Skill in a Test-Driven Culture and a Competitive Educational Marketplace
Eugene F. Provenzo, Jr.
18. Teacher Preparation and Staffing in U.S. Schools
Robert J. Wright
19. The Gaposis Syndrome: Uses and Misuses of Tests
Eric Haas and Leslie Poynor
20. Issues of Teaching and Learning
Jeffrey A. Lackney
21. New Approaches for School Design
Todd A. DeMitchell
22. Labor Relations and the Challenges of Leading
William K. Poston, Jr.
23. Budgeting, Finance, and Planning
 
Author Index
 
Subject Index
 
About the Editor
 
About the Contributors

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Fenwick W. English

Fenwick W. English (Ph.D.) is the R. Wendell Eaves Senior Distinguished Professor of Educational Leadership in the School of Education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a position he has held since 2001. As a scholar/practitioner he has held positions as a school principal and superintendent of schools in California and New York and as a department chair, dean, and vice-chancellor of academic affairs at universities in Ohio and Indiana. He is the former President of the University Council of Educational Administration (UCEA) and of the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration (NCPEA). His research has... More About Author

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