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Title Women leading education across the continents : sharing the spirit, fanning the flame / edited by Helen C. Sobehart
Published Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Education, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 230 pages) : illustrations
Contents Overview for Part I / Dorothy Bassett -- Women in educational leadership in England / Marianne Coleman -- Conscious leadership in a political world / Margaret Grogan and Charol Shakeshaft -- Disappearing gender: choices in identity / Jacky Lumby -- Overview for Part II / JoAnne E. Burley and Pamela Lenz -- Status of educational leadership and female participation: the case of Tanzania / Sister Hellen A. Bandiho -- Ugandan women: moving beyond historical and cultural understandings of educational leadership / Alice Merab Kagoda and Jill Sperandio -- Women on the rise: women navigating across social, political, economic and cultural arenas to claim their stake in educational leadership positions in South Africa / Thidziambi Phendla -- Overview for Part III / Joyce A. Dana -- Re/positioning women in educational leadership: the changing social relations and politics of gender in Australia / Jill Blackmore -- Women's leadership in educational decentralization and parental involvement: the case of Hong Kong / Esther Sui-chu Ho -- Chinese women's participation in educational leadership: a review and analysis of the current situation / Haiyan Qiang, Juan Han and Xiaoyan Niu -- Women and educational leadership in New Zealand and Melanesia / Jane Strachan -- Overview for Part IV / Eileen Zungolo -- Leadership, change and gender: reflections of Greek and U.S. women leaders / Linda L. Lyman, Anastasia Athnasoula-Reppa and Angeliki Lazaridou -- Women and educational leadership in a Muslim society: a study of women college heads in Pakistan / Saeeda Shah -- Preparing women for educational leadership: opportunities in nonformal education in Bangladesh / Jill Sperandio -- Overview for Part V / Marilyn L. Grady and Bettie Bertram -- Gender mainstreaming at German universities: successful strategies of implementation / Quirin Johannes Bauer and Susanne Gruber -- Portraying women administrators: Turkish cases / Mustafa Celikten -- Gender mainstreaming: women in leadership and "the physics of calamities" / Hildegard Macha and Stephanie Handschuh-Heiss -- Overview for Part Vi / Sharon Adams-Taylor and Claudia Fahrenwald -- Women in educational leadership: the relationship between contextual factors and women's careers in educational leadership / Maria Luisa González and Flora Ida Ortiz -- Communicative actions: Brazilian women in educational leadership / Rosangela Malachias -- A photographic journey of discovery: women and children living in Dominica, West indies / Katherine M. Houghton -- Epilogue: energy, spirit and light: the journey's end and beginning / Helen C. Sobehart
Summary Women Leading Education across the Continents is the first collection of research about and stories of women in basic and higher education leadership from every region of the globe. The chapters are authored by scholars representing every continent
Notes "A compendium of research and practice in both higher and basic education across the globe, first presented in Rome, July 2007, at a conference co-sponsored by the University Council for Educational Administration, Duquesne University, and the American Association of School Administrators."
"Published in partnership with the American Association of School Administrators."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Educational leadership -- Cross-cultural studies -- Congresses.
Women in higher education -- Cross-cultural studies -- Congresses.
Women school administrators -- Cross-cultural studies -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Sobehart, Helen C., 1948-
American Association of School Administrators.
Duquesne University.
University Council for Educational Administration.
ISBN 1282480766
1578869978 (electronic bk.)
9781578869978 (electronic bk.)