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Organizational Theory for Equity and Diversity
Leading Integrated, Socially Just Education

ISBN 9780415736220
Published November 5, 2018 by Routledge
240 Pages - 18 B/W Illustrations


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Book Description

Organizational Theory for Equity and Diversity covers the full range of organizational theories as applied to educational leadership practice and research, exploring not only traditional perspectives but also critically oriented epistemologies including Critical Race Theory; LatCrit, Asian, Tribal Crit, and Black Crit; Disability Studies theories; feminist theories; Queer Theory, and theories of intersectionality. Each chapter features teaching suggestions, discussion questions, and questions to help aspiring leaders critically analyze their leadership strengths and limitations in order to understand, apply, and integrate theories into practice. This valuable text provides aspiring school leaders and administrators with the theory and tools for creating equitable and diverse schools that are effective and sustainable.

Table of Contents

Series Editor Introduction



Chapter 1 - Introduction and Epistemologies of Educational Leadership and Organizations

Chapter 2 – History of Organizational Theory and Equity in the Field

Chapter 3 – Structural Functional Epistemology

Chapter 4 – Interpretivist Epistemology

Chapter 5 – Critical Theory Epistemology

Chapter 6 – Feminist, Poststructural, and Feminist Poststructural Epistemologies

Chapter 7 – Critical Race Theory, Black Crit

Chapter 8 – LatCrit, Tribal Crit, and Asian Crit Theories

Chapter 9 – Black Feminism and Black Feminist Epistemology

Chapter 10- Disability Studies in Education Epistemology

Chapter 11 – Queer Theory

Chapter 12 - Individual and Organizational Identity Formation toward Social Justice

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Colleen A. Capper is Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, U.S.A.