- xxvii, 170 pages ; 25 cm.
- Additional Authors
- Courtney, Steven J.,Gunter, Helen,McGinity, Ruth,
- Contents: Introduction : theory and theorising in educational leadership / Steven J. Courtney, Ruth McGinity and Helen M. Gunter -- Theory sex to leadership heteroglossia : using gender theories to surface discourses of headteacher compliance and transgression / Kay Fuller -- Re-figuring the world of educational leadership : struggles with performance, disenfranchisement and critical consciousness / Linda Hammersley-Fletcher -- Theorising senior leader identity in schools in areas of economic hardship / Adrian Lythgoe -- Negotiating meaning in multiple communities of practice : reconciliation and dis-identification in the identity work of headteachers leaving Anglican primary schools / Daphne Whiteoak and Pat Thomson -- Leadership and the power of others : rethinking educational leadership with magical Marxism and Spinoza / James R. Duggan -- Rethinking governmentality : lessons from the academisation project in England / Stephen M. Rayner -- Creating expert publics : a governmentality approach to school governance under neoliberalism / Andrew Wilkins -- Hannah Arendt, judgement, and school leadership / Donald Gillies -- Interpreting historical responses to racism by UK black and South Asian headteachers through the lens of generational consciousness / Lauri Johnson -- Behind and beyond "moral purpose" in contemporary school leadership reform : the challenges for critical research? / Stephen Rogers -- Conclusion : educational leaders and leadership re-theorised for the present and beyond / Steven J. Courtney, Ruth McGinity and Helen M. Gunter.Includes bibliographical references and index.