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Breaking into the All-Male Club
Breaking into the All-Male Club (March 2009)
Female Professors of Educational Administration
Norma T. Mertz - Editor

2011 Critics Choice Award presented by the American Educational Studies Association (AESA)

Women professors of educational administration share their personal stories of being female firsts.

These are the inspiring and illuminating stories of women professors who first broke into the exclusive, all-male academic club of educational administration. Women of this pioneering genera...(Read More)
Performing and Reforming Leaders
Performing and Reforming Leaders (March 2007)
Gender, Educational Restructuring, and Organizational Change
Jill Blackmore - Author
Judyth Sachs - Author

2007 AESA Critics’ Choice Award

Explores the issues inherent in critical and postmodern feminism in educational leadership.

Performing and Reforming Leaders critically analyzes how women negotiate the dilemmas they face in leadership and managerial roles in Australian schools, universities, and continuing education. To meet the economic needs of the post-welfare nation state of th...(Read More)
On Spiritual Strivings
On Spiritual Strivings (June 2006)
Transforming an African American Woman's Academic Life
Cynthia B. Dillard - Author

2008 AESA Critics’ Choice Award

Offers both a theoretical and concrete example of what W. E. B. Du Bois called “spiritual strivings.”

This engaging book offers a personal look at how centering spirituality in an academic life transforms its very foundations—its epistemology, paradigm, and methods—and becomes the site for spiritual healing and service to the world....(Read More)
Reconsidering Feminist Research in Educational Leadership
Reconsidering Feminist Research in Educational Leadership (August 2003)
Michelle D. Young - Editor
Linda Skrla - Editor

A critical reflection on the field of feminist research in educational leadership.

Ten prominent feminist researchers from diverse backgrounds examine educational leadership by focusing on critical questions about the theories, methods, and epistemologies feminist researchers use. The contributors analyze the impact of research on participants and assess the ethical and political implications of researching across gro...(Read More)
Tenure in the Sacred Grove
Tenure in the Sacred Grove (February 2002)
Issues and Strategies for Women and Minority Faculty
Joanne E. Cooper - Editor
Dannelle D. Stevens - Editor

A treasure trove of information for women and minorities in the academy who are beginning their quest for tenure.

Designed to help women and minority faculty navigate a path to tenure in academe, this book looks at the political, scholarly, personal and interpersonal issues. Filled with the experiences and advice of those who have navigated this terrain successfully, despite obstacles and setbacks, it includes conside...(Read More)
Women and School Leadership
Women and School Leadership (February 2002)
International Perspectives
Cecilia Reynolds - Editor

International in scope, this is an unprecedented compilation of current theories and perspectives on women and leadership issues in schools at all levels.
This international collection of work by leading feminist scholars in educational administration from five Western liberal democratic countries presents “state-of-the-art” research on women in school leadership positions. The contributors focus on the need for critical reflec...(Read More)
Coloring outside the Lines
Coloring outside the Lines (June 2000)
Mentoring Women into School Leadership
Mary E. Gardiner - Author
Ernestine Enomoto - Author
Margaret Grogan - Author

Presents new practices and ideas for mentoring women for school leadership positions.

Coloring outside the Lines
critically looks at mentoring from the perspective of women who have been historically marginalized in school leadership, and grounds itself in a variety of experiences, including those of women school leaders of color. Using a feminist poststructuralist framework, the authors deconstruct the mentoring of wome...(Read More)
Principles of Power
Principles of Power (April 2000)
Women Superintendents and the Riddle of the Heart
C. Cryss Brunner - Author

Shares perspectives from twelve successful women school superintendents.

Women who seek to be school superintendents or who want to improve their chances for success in the superintendency can clearly benefit from the insights and cultural wisdom of women who have attained the position. Principles of Power shares perspectives from twelve successful women superintendents and puts them in a cultural context that highlights what th...(Read More)
Balancing Acts
Balancing Acts (March 2000)
Women Principals at Work
Lisa Smulyan - Author

Offers surprising insights into the complex worlds of women principals.

Balancing Acts uses life history and ethnography to examine the lives and work of three female elementary school principals and highlights their daily use of personal and professional skills. Smulyan examines the principals' personal backgrounds and their effect on their work within the community they serve, their school, and the historical and social struct...(Read More)
Sacred Dreams
Sacred Dreams (April 1999)
Women and the Superintendency
C. Cryss Brunner - Editor

Although women have dominated the teaching ranks at all levels of education since the turn of the century, men occupy 93 percent of superintendency jobs. Considering the nationwide concern that superintendency positions will be vacated faster than they can be filled during the next decade, it's quite possible that women are the greatest untapped pool of capable candidates. As women think about, seek, and accept superintendency assignments, they need...(Read More)
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