Political Approaches to Educational Administration and Leadership

Political Approaches to Educational Administration and Leadership

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This collection explores the political philosophy and theory foundations for educational administration and leadership as they influence our understanding, analysis and practice in the field. The first section, qPolitical Philosophy: The Foundations, q discusses the work of such writers as Machiavelli, Kant and Hegel, Hayek, Habermas, and Bourdieu as their theories apply to the educational context. The second section, qPolitical Analysis: The Critique, q examines various types of political analyses, such as the politics of the policy process, minority politics, civil society, micro-politics, community politics, and cosmopolitan theory. The last section, qCurrent Political Controversies: The Practice, q addresses current topical issues of a political nature, including the serving of the state economic agenda, the democratisation of educational organisations, the neo-conservative agenda, and globalisation. The broad international perspective from which these topics are covered makes this volume an excellent addition to the fields of educational leadership, organizational studies, and educational administration theory.Peter Gronn is Chair in Public Service, Educational Leadership and Management of the University of Glasgow. ... and in international journals such as Educational Administration Quarterly, Educational Management, Administration andanbsp;...

Title:Political Approaches to Educational Administration and Leadership
Author:Eugenie A. Samier, with Adam G. Stanley
Publisher:Routledge - 2008-03-01


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