The Administrative Career: A Casebook on Entry, Equity, and Endurance

The Administrative Career: A Casebook on Entry, Equity, and Endurance

By: Katherine L. Kasten (author), Catherine Marshall (author)Paperback

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This volume helps educational administrators develop the skills necessary to face the challenges of new leadership models and educational policies. The authors, capitalizing on their considerable experience in education, use case studies to facilitate discussion of critical issues in educational administration. A practical guide to making schools dynamic, fair and caring places for both educators and students.

About Author

Catherine Marshall is Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Formerly a teacher in Rhode Island, her studies and career moves include doctoral studies at University of California, Santa Barbara, a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of California, Los Angeles, and faculty positions at the University of Pennsylvania and Vanderbilt University before moving in 1991 to Chapel Hill. Her teaching and research interests include the use an interdisciplinary approach to analyze school cultures, state policy systems, and the professional development of adults working in organizations. She has published extensively about the politics of education, qualitative methodology, and women's access to careers as well as about the socialization, language, and values in educational leadership. She is the author of Reframing Educational Politics for Social Justice (Allyn & Bacon, 2004); Leadership for Social Justice: Making Revolutions in Education, Culture and Education Policy in the American States (Allyn & Bacon, 2005); and Designing Qualitative Research, Fifth Edition (SAGE, 2010), as well as a number of other books and numerous journal articles.


The Professional Career Examining the Issues Through the Study of Cases Entry into School Leadership Equity Issues in School Leadership Endurance in School Leadership

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780803960893
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 152
  • ID: 9780803960893
  • weight: 255
  • ISBN10: 0803960891

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