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Handbook of Research on Educational Leadership for Equity and Diversity

Edited by: Linda C. Tillman , James Joseph Scheurich

Print publication date:  April  2013
Online publication date:  August  2013

Print ISBN: 9780415657457
eBook ISBN: 9780203076934
Adobe ISBN: 9781135128432

10.4324/9780203076934
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The rapid growth of diversity within U.S. schooling and the heightened attention to the lack of equity in student achievement, school completion, and postsecondary attendance has made equity and diversity two of the principle issues in education, educational leadership, and educational leadership research. The Handbook of Research on Educational Leadership for Equity and Diversity is the first research-based handbook that comprehensively addresses the broad diversity in U.S. schools by race, ethnicity, culture, language, gender, disability, sexual identity, and class.

The Handbook both highly values the critically important strengths and assets that diversity brings to the United States and its schools, yet at the same time candidly critiques the destructive deficit thinking, biases, and prejudices that undermine school success for many groups of students. Well-known chapter authors explore diversity and related inequities in schools and the achievement problems these issues present to school leaders. Each chapter reviews theoretical and empirical evidence of these inequities and provides research-based recommendations for practice and for future research. Celebrating the broad diversity in U.S. schools, the Handbook of Research on Educational Leadership for Equity and Diversity critiques the inequities connected to that diversity, and provides evidence-based practices to promote student success for all children.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Educational Leadership through Equity, Diversity, and Social Justice and Educational Leadership for the Privilege Imperative Download PDF
Chapter  2:  The Politics of Education Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Policy, Equity, and Diversity in Global Context Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Organizational Theories and the Development of Leadership Capacity for Integrated, Socially just Schools Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Distributed Leadership Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Starting with African American Success Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Latina/o Learners and Academic Success Download PDF
Chapter  8:  American Indian Educational Leadership Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Asian/America and Education Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Advancing Educational Leadership Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Latino English Language Learners in a Changing Demographic Landscape Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Social Class in Education Download PDF
Chapter  13:  New Directions for Socially Just Educational Leadership Download PDF
Chapter  14:  An Exercise in Tempered Radicalism Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Creating Inclusive Schools for Lgbtiq Youth, Staff, and Families Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Leadership Promoting Equity and Excellence for Bilingual Students Download PDF
Chapter  17:  A Quandary for School Leaders Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Culturally Responsive Teaching and High-Performing Schools that Serve Diverse Populations Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Educational Leaders as Policy Actors and Equity Advocates Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Leadership for More Equitable Schools through Service Integration Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Leadership for Equitable Access and Transition into Higher Education Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Race, Class, and Education Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Working Toward a 21st Century Framework for Researchers of School Safety Leadership in Practice Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Intersecting Educational Finance, Politics, and law with Racism Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Legal Issues for Diverse and Equitable Schools Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Preparing Leaders to Reculture Schools as Inclusive Communities of Practice Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Culture-Based Leadership and Preparation Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Rethinking the Universal Approach to the Preparation of School Leaders Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Evaluating Social Justice Leadership Preparation Download PDF
Subject_Index Download PDF
About_the_Editors Download PDF
About_the_Contributors Download PDF
About_the_Section_Editors Download PDF
Author_Index Download PDF
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