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Routledge Research in Educational Leadership


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This series aims to enhance our understanding of key challenges and facilitate ongoing academic debate within the field of Educational Leadership.

Please send inquiries or proposals for this series to one of the following:

Emilie Coin: [email protected] – Editor, UK, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East

Elsbeth Wright: [email protected] – Editor, North & South America

Vilija Stephens: [email protected] – Editor, Australia & New Zealand

Katie Peace: [email protected] – Publisher, Asia

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Professionalisation of School Leadership Theoretical and Analytical Perspectives

Professionalisation of School Leadership: Theoretical and Analytical Perspectives

1st Edition

By Jakob Ditlev Bøje, Lars Frode Frederiksen, Bjørn Ribers, Finn Wiedemann
November 17, 2021

This book examines the subject of school leadership as a profession. It tackles questions of what it means to be professional and to work within a profession, and how school leadership fits within these definitions. The book analyses five areas which, in the sociology of professions, are ...

School Leadership for Democratic Education in South Africa Perspectives, Achievements and Future Challenges Post-Apartheid

School Leadership for Democratic Education in South Africa: Perspectives, Achievements and Future Challenges Post-Apartheid

1st Edition

Edited By Tsediso Michael Makoelle, Thabo Makhalemele., Pierre du Plessis
July 30, 2021

School Leadership for Democratic Education in South Africa explores the democratization and modernization of education in South Africa, analyzing the state of school leadership in South African schools from the time of the new democratic education dispensation in 1994 to the present day. The book ...

Exploring the Role of the School Principal in Predominantly White Middle Schools School Leadership to Promote Multicultural Understanding

Exploring the Role of the School Principal in Predominantly White Middle Schools: School Leadership to Promote Multicultural Understanding

1st Edition

By Jacquelynne Anne Boivin
November 24, 2020

By detailing an explanatory sequential mixed methods study grounded in Critical Race Theory (CRT), this book explores the role of effective educational leadership in developing multicultural acceptance in predominantly white schools. Drawing on the rich experiences and accounts of school ...

Glocalization and the Development of a Hybrid Leadership Model A Study of Chinese University Presidency

Glocalization and the Development of a Hybrid Leadership Model: A Study of Chinese University Presidency

1st Edition

By Qingyan Tian
October 27, 2020

Through in-depth interviews with the presidents of major Chinese universities, this text explores the changing demands on leaders in Higher Education in the wake of globalization, and develops a contemporary model of Hybrid Leadership. Glocalization and the Development of a Hybrid Leadership Model ...

A Model of Emotional Leadership in Schools Effective Leadership to Support Teachers’ Emotional Wellness

A Model of Emotional Leadership in Schools: Effective Leadership to Support Teachers’ Emotional Wellness

1st Edition

By Izhak Berkovich, Ori Eyal
October 05, 2020

Against the backdrop of research that tells us emotions are playing an increasingly prevalent role in organizations’ performance, this text draws on empirical studies to powerfully argue that it is incumbent upon school principals to display emotional leadership within the education system. A ...

Educational Administration and Leadership Identity Formation International Theories, Problems and Challenges

Educational Administration and Leadership Identity Formation: International Theories, Problems and Challenges

1st Edition

Edited By Eugenie A. Samier, Peter Milley
August 10, 2020

Educational Administration and Leadership Identity Formation explores approaches and issues that arise in leadership identity formation in a variety of educational contexts. Bringing together a range of national and international contributions, this volume provides a global perspective on this ...

Exploring the Affective Dimensions of Educational Leadership Psychoanalytic and Arts-based Methods

Exploring the Affective Dimensions of Educational Leadership: Psychoanalytic and Arts-based Methods

1st Edition

By Alysha J. Farrell
August 29, 2019

Bridging the gap between academic parlance and arts-based inquiry, this unique text presents a socio-affective exploration of educational leadership. The text challenges inherited ideological and normative assumptions and invites its reader to reimagine leadership as a dynamic, emotional, and ...

Generational Identity, Educational Change, and School Leadership

Generational Identity, Educational Change, and School Leadership

1st Edition

By Corrie Stone-Johnson
June 07, 2019

Generational identity plays a large role in how teachers view educational change and school reform. Teachers of the Boomer generation, an era characterized by optimism and innovation, tend to be more resistant to change than those of Generation X, for whom standardization represents the norm, not a...

The Hermeneutics of Jesuit Leadership in Higher Education The Meaning and Culture of Catholic-Jesuit Presidents

The Hermeneutics of Jesuit Leadership in Higher Education: The Meaning and Culture of Catholic-Jesuit Presidents

1st Edition

By Maduabuchi Muoneme, S.J.
June 04, 2019

With a focus on seven Jesuit university leaders emeriti and the late University of Notre Dame President Father Theodore Hesburgh, this book offers a critical analysis of the common values, philosophies, and leadership practices of Jesuit-Catholic university presidents within the broader higher ...

Advancing the Development of Urban School Superintendents through Adaptive Leadership

Advancing the Development of Urban School Superintendents through Adaptive Leadership

1st Edition

By Sarah Chace
February 21, 2019

Based on a case study of urban school superintendents in a leadership development program, this book offers a concrete demonstration of how adaptive leadership is applied and learned. Blending the theory of adaptive leadership with the practice of urban school superintendents, this book also ...

Educational Leadership for Transformation and Social Justice Narratives of change in South Africa

Educational Leadership for Transformation and Social Justice: Narratives of change in South Africa

1st Edition

By John Ambrosio
May 04, 2018

Educational Leadership for Transformation and Social Justice examines the relationship between the lived experiences of educational leaders at the University of the Free State in South Africa and how they think about and practice leadership for transformation and social justice. Based on ...

Educational Leadership in Becoming On the potential of leadership in action

Educational Leadership in Becoming: On the potential of leadership in action

1st Edition

By Nuraan Davids, Yusef Waghid
March 07, 2018

Educational Leadership in Becoming reconsiders educational leadership in its current forms, and presents a more plausible form of educational leadership to contend with the complexities currently found in universities and schools. Much of the literature in vogue concerning educational leadership ...

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