Theorising Identity and Subjectivity in Educational Leadership Research

Richard Niesche (Editor), Amanda Heffernan (Editor)

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    Theorising Identity and Subjectivity in Educational Leadership Researchbrings together a range of international scholars to examine identity and subjectivities in educational leadership in new and original ways. The chapters draw on a variety of approaches in theory and method to demonstrate the important new developments in understanding identity and subjectivity beyond the traditional ways of understanding and thinking about identity in the field of educational leadership.

    The book highlights empirical, theoretical and conceptual research that offers new ways of thinking about the work of educational leaders. The authors take critical approaches to exploring the influences of gender, race, sexuality, class, power and discourse on the identity and subjectivity formation of educational leaders. It provides global perspectives on educational leadership research and researchers and offer exciting new approaches to theorising and researching these issues.

    This book will appeal to researchers, students, and professionals working in the fields of educational leadership and sociology, and the chapters within offer readers new perspectives in understanding educational leaders, their work and their identities.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationAbingdon UK
    Number of pages230
    ISBN (Electronic)9780429032158
    ISBN (Print)9780367145293
    Publication statusPublished - 2020

    Publication series

    NameCritical Studies in Educational Leadership, Management and Administration

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