1st Edition

Trust and Betrayal in Educational Administration and Leadership

ISBN 9780415744584
Published November 8, 2013 by Routledge
246 Pages 2 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This collection explores critical and foundational theory for trust in educational administration and leadership as it influences a broad range of topics, such as ethics, governance, diversity, policy, management, and power. It demonstrates the relevance of this foundation to practical issues and problems internationally, both within the organizational context and extra-organizationally. Contributors from throughout the world focus on the application of trust factors as they affect our understanding of, and practice in, educational organizations. This volume will be of interest to students and faculty of educational administration theory, the policy and politics of education, and educational leadership as well as practitioners and policy makers.

Table of Contents

Editors’ Introductions.  The Interdisciplinary Foundation of Trust: From Trustworthiness to Betrayal  Eugenie A. Samier.  Theoretical, Practical, and Research Perspectives of Trust in Educational Administration and Leadership  Michèle Schmidt  Part I: Theoretical Foundations  1. Exploring the Dynamics of Work Place Trust, Personal Agency, and Administrative Heuristics  Cheryl L. Bolton and Fenwick W. English  2. Educational Trust: A Critical Component in the (De)cultivation of Social Capital in School Districts  Michèle Schmidt  3. Trust in Organisational, Leadership, and Management Studies: Theories, Approaches, and Conceptions  Eugenie A. Samier  Part II: Research Approaches  4. Reconceptualising Educational Administration as a Hermeneutics of Trust  Stephanie Mackler and Séamus Mulryan  5. Studying the Psychological and Cultural Wages of Mistrust: An Essay on Organisational Torment under a Suspicious Regime  Eugenie A. Samier  6. Developing Trust through Collaborative Research: Mentoring Graduate Students of Colour  Cynthia Gerstl-Pepin and Marybeth Gasman  Part III: Critical and Current Issues  7. Toxic Leadership and the Erosion of Trust in Higher Education  Sheri R. Klein  8. In Schools We Trust? Leadership in loco parentis and the Failure to Protect Students from Bullying and Harassment  Dominique E. Johnson  9. Administration, Education, and the Question of Trust  Richard Bates  10. The Politics of Derision, Distrust and Deficit: The Damaging Consequences for Youth and Communities Put at a Disadvantage  John Smyth  11. (Non)-Legal Requirements for Trust in Slovenian Higher Education  Uroš Pinterič  12. Personalisation: The Individual, Trust, and Education in a Neo-liberal World  Helen M. Gunter, Stephen Rogers, and Charlotte Woods

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Eugenie A. Samier is Senior Lecturer at the British University in Dubai.

Michèle Schmidt is Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Education at Simon Fraser University.