This is the first chronicle of the history of social justice as a line of inquiry within the field of educational administration. Editors Tooms and Boske have amassed a collective voice of leaders in the field of educational administration who have broken barriers and expanded the field through their own work and scholarship within a national and international arena. Many of these narratives are the first time tellings of the challenges and successes found in the works of this group of scholars of historic significance. This collection is written and organized into practical and easy-to-digest sections. They are part history lesson and part practical teaching tool for those who prepare school leaders. Anyone from school leaders to academics interested or charged with unpacking the messy intersections between school leadership and issues of social justice will find inspiration and easy to understand explanations of leadership and equity work within the chapters presented. Frameworks of discussion range from reflections of what aspects are needed to build international collaboratives to what political forces have expanded the understandings of leadership to recognize the uncomfortable tensions centered on economy, race, sexual identity, and gender, within the international community that is educational leadership. A focus is given to the potency of the consistent mundane actions that engage school leaders as well as toward the sweeping policies that equally affect the culture and quality of schools worldwide.Connecting Educational Leadership and Social Justice to Improve Schools Autumn K. Tooms, Christa Boske. FOREWORD. Margaret Grogan In 2001, I approached the editor of the Journal of School Leadership (JSL), Rick Reitzug, to suggest that the journal publish a ... All rights of reproduction in any form reserved. ix essays in Bridge Leadership: Connecting Educational Leadership and Social Justice I.
|Author||:||Autumn K. Tooms, Christa Boske|
|Publisher||:||IAP - 2009|