Research approach: this cross case study describes the challenges that two principals working in one urban school district addressed while attempting to transform their school cultures to embrace an inclusion model analysis of interviews and observations in each school revealed the actions, values, and orientations of. Social justice is an issue widely debated in the literature in particular, the roles and responsibilities of school administrators and teachers to ensure social justice in education have been discussed intensively these discussions have led to emerging of social justice leadership as a new type of leadership and working on. Research approach: this in-depth qualitative case study explores one school leader's enactment of social justice leadership in an elementary school in ciudad ju. The international handbook on educational leadership and social (in)justice creates a first-of-its-kind international forum on conceptualizing the meanings of social justice and leadership, research approaches in studying educational theory: the specific case of social justice as an educational leadership construct.
Leaders looking to enhance the learning outcomes for all learners in a school the article draws from the case studies conducted in scotland as part of the international school leadership development network (isldn) research project on social justice leadership to explore this concept in a scottish setting as part of. Educational leadership: domains of social justice, (2008) made their cases for why a “theory” of social (in)justice is relevant to everyday practices 2 initiating moves (pedagogies) and pathways (curricula) to leadership for social justice second generation research on leadership for social justice that focuses on. A case study in the enactment of rawlsian social justice at lafayette high school by peter giarrizzo students when leaders, teachers, and students embrace a culture of social justice imbedded in fairness public policy within schools, i sought to better understand how local school leaders and teachers at lafayette.
Houston characterized a social engineer as the “mouthpiece of the weak and a sentinel guarding against wrong” as a civil rights pioneer, he exercised leadership as a tool for promoting the common good and creating access to justice his advocacy laid the foundation for the monumental case of brown v. Article social justice leadership and inclusion: exploring challenges in an urban district struggling to address inequities david dematthews1 and hanne mawhinney2 abstract research approach: this cross case study describes the challenges that two principals working in one urban school district addressed while. The global economic meltdown has highlighted the interconnectedness of nations this book seeks to provide an overview of topics, issues, and best practices related to defining social justice leadership given our increasingly global world refugees and immigrants from around the globe now inhabit schools and. Learn more about the leadership team members, meet dr timothy black, the institute's interim director or read about dr rhonda y williams, the founder of sji to learn more about social justice initiatives at case western reserve university and how you can be involved, contact the social justice institute at.
The purpose of this paper is to present the gap between conceptualizations of social injustices and the desired social transformation that addresses multiple social subsystems and levels on one hand, and social justice leadership that addresses intra-school efforts on the other the paper aims to expand the. A case study in leading schools for social justice: when morals and markets collide howard p stevenson centre for educational research and development, university of lincoln lincoln, uk abstract purpose – this paper explores how school leaders seek to promote social justice agendas within the context of. The nathan cummings foundation's visioning justice and the american jewish community report surveyed dozens of jewish social justice leaders and laid out the case and reasoning for a roundtable with the support of the nathan cummings foundation, a group of jewish social justice leaders gathered in 2009 to.
This inquiry examines the characteristics and behaviours of effective leadership for social justice and equity for student academic achievement in urban auckland primary schools a qualitative, comparative case study, combined with the theoretical framework of applied critical leadership from theories of. And their leaders grapple with social justice issues at the dawn of the 21st century, there has been an increased focus on social justice and educational leadership (bogotch, beachum, blount, brooks & english, 2008 marshall the local practice (again, in the case of our overarching context for this article, we mean the. Literature on social justice leadership focuses on the principal as social justice leader far fewer studies consider the experiences of school superintendents who serve as social justice leaders this being the case, the majority of the literature reviewed in this chapter focus on the social justice work of school principals. The arcus center for social justice leadership brings these discussions up from the basement and squarely into public consciousness.
Justice leadership george theoharis purpose: a subgroup of principals— leaders for social justice—guide their schools to transform the culture, curriculum school leaders who came to the principalship with a social justice orientation, who make issues of this was the case for both state-mandated and locally created.
A primary audience for the book is system/school level leaders in contexts and communities throughout the world for understanding comparative leadership and social justice decision making current principals will find the cases useful as reflexive tools for their own work educational leaders, educational reformers, and. Oriented recommendations for principals and other leaders seeking to create more socially just schools social justice leadership decision making many principals think they lead for all students, but can this truly be the case given the persevering racial, ethnic, linguistic, disability achievement, discipline, and. There is a question then about what motivates some headteachers to commit to pursuing social justice and equity in their role and what part their own experiences play in their stance around social justice leadership this article draws from the case studies conducted in scotland as part of the social justice.