Niesche R., Gowlett C. (2019) Social, Critical and Political Theories for Educational Leadership. Series: Educational Leadership Theory. Springer, Singapore
This book makes the case for the continued and expanded use of social, critical and political theories in the field of educational leadership. It helps readers understand educational leadership by introducing them to a wide variety of theoretical and philosophical approaches and positions. The book incorporates a rich blend of ideas and concepts, and compares and contrasts the approaches discussed.
Table of contents (7 chapters)
Why Use Social, Critical and Political Theories in Educational Leadership?
Critical Perspectives in Educational Leadership: A New ‘Theory Turn’?
Michel Foucault and Discourses of Educational Leadership
Using Judith Butler to Queer(y) Educational Leadership
Bernard Stiegler: Technics and Educational Leadership as a Form of Psycho-Power
Entangling Karen Barad with/in Educational Leadership
The Inescapable Connection Between Theory and Practice