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Author Shields, Carolyn M.

Title Good intentions are not enough : transformative leadership for communities of difference / Carolyn M. Shields
Published Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2003


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Description xxv, 354 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Pt. 1. Laying the Groundwork: Leading a Community That Is Socially Just and Academically Excellent -- 1. Transformative Cross-Cultural Leadership -- 2. Schools as Communities of Difference -- 3. Criteria for Excellence and Social Justice -- Pt. 2. Learning from Experience -- 4. Making Culture(s) Visible and Meaningful -- 5. Identity Crisis -- 6. Breaking the Boundaries: Extending Community -- 7. Critique, Carnival, and Consciousness -- 8. Walls, Fences and Other Structural Changes -- Pt. 3. Understanding Deeply, Making New Meaning -- 9. A New Community -- 10. Making It Happen -- 11. New Lenses, Sharper Focus -- App. A. For Further Reflection -- App. B. A Multitrack YRS Calender
Summary Catch a new vision of leadership that fosters school communities that are socially just and academically excellent with this accessible guide. It combines promising theoretical perspectives with stories about practitioners and schools across the United States, Canada, and in the South Pacific (Fiji, Australia, and New Zealand) to show how, in many varied contexts, leaders are making a difference. Good Intentions Are Not Enough, is designed to raise the awareness of all concerned citizens about how to develop schools with diverse populations. Comprehensive and research-based, this book offers theories and practical ideas helpful to both teachers and administrators
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-344) and index
Subject Educational leadership.
Multicultural education.
LC no. 2002009746
ISBN 0810845148 paperback alkaline paper
081084513X hardback alkaline paper