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