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Concluding reflections on “Leadership for learning in the context of social justice
Journal of Educational Administration (2007)
  • Linda Skrla, Texas A&M University
  • Kathryn Bell McKenzie, Texas A&M University
  • James Joseph Scheurich, Texas A&M University
Abstract
Purpose – The purpose of the paper is to reflect on and respond to the papers contained in this Special Issue of Journal of Educational Administration.

Design/methodology/approach – A commentary is provided for each of the nine articles in the Special Issue.

Findings – The papers in the Special Issue constitute a substantial and important contribution toward incorporating international perspectives into an existing research discourse on educational leadership for social justice. One of the immediate challenges that will need to be addressed is how to systematically work against the hegemony of Western thought and colonialism that infiltrates all our discourses, even those that generate scholarship such as that found in this Special Issue.

Originality/value – The paper reflects on the current Special Issue, and provides directions for future research.
Keywords
  • leadership,
  • social justice
Disciplines
Publication Date
October 2, 2007
DOI
10.1108/09578230710829946
Citation Information
Linda Skrla, Kathryn Bell McKenzie and James Joseph Scheurich. "Concluding reflections on “Leadership for learning in the context of social justice" Journal of Educational Administration Vol. 45 Iss. 6 (2007) p. 782 - 787 ISSN: 0957-8234
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/linda-skrla/3/