By John Ambrosio

Educational management for Transformation and Social Justice examines the connection among the lived reviews of academic leaders on the college of the unfastened kingdom in South Africa and the way they give thought to and perform management for transformation and social justice. in line with biographical info, public speeches, released writings, and in-depth semi-structured face-to-face interviews, the ebook provides and analyses seven chapter-length narratives of those leaders.

This publication explores how a few leaders on the collage of the loose kingdom – from the vantage element of assorted racialized and gendered identities, and generational reports – conceptualize and enact management for transformation and social justice. Ambrosio argues that there are specific values, ideals, strategies, rules, and methods of considering that reduce throughout their stories and demographic alterations. The narratives are awarded within the leaders’ personal phrases, and describe how their lived reports formed their values and identities, and tell how they consider and perform management for transformation and social justice. One convergence that emerged between those leaders is that their management is an extension of who they're, in their center values, identities and moral commitments. one other is they are influenced by means of visions of swap that transcend the collage; by way of higher desires that infuse their paintings with that means and purpose.

With its in-depth research of the narratives, this booklet will supply academic leaders who've an orientation in the direction of transformation and social justice with insights that let them to imagine otherwise approximately the best way to make the rules, courses, and institutional tradition in their personal universities extra equitable and simply. it's going to attract lecturers, researchers and postgraduate scholars within the fields of schooling, academic justice, larger schooling, academic management and alter, social justice and racial justice.

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