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Policy Studies for Educational Leaders An Introduction

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ISBN-10: 0136157270

ISBN-13: 9780136157274

Edition: 3rd 2009

Authors: Frances C. Fowler

List price: $148.20
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Written by a leading name in the area of educationional policy, the third edition of this comprehensivenbsp;book once again encourages future educational leaders to be proactive rather than reactive, and equips them with an understanding of educational policy and the important political theories upon which it is based.nbsp;nbsp;Coverage not only addresses theory, analysis, development, and implementation of educational policy, but also explores the reasons for change in educational policy, ways to track its evolution, and techniques for influencing its ultimate destination. Finally, it wraps up with a look at the history of educational policy that helps put everything that has come before…    
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Book details

List price: $148.20
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 3/8/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 432
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.452
Language: English

Policy - What It Is and Where It Comes From Why Study Policy?
Defining Policy
The Transformation of the Education Policy Environment
The Policy Process
The School Leader and Policy Studies
Power and Education Policy
Defining Power
Discourse and Power
The Three-Dimensional Model of Power
Power in Educational Settings
Ethical Issues Surrounding Power
The Economy and Demographics
Why Analyze the Policy Environment?
The Economic Environment
Demographics and the Policy Environment
Implications for Education Policy
How About Large New Investments in Schools?
The Political System and Political Culture
The Importance of the Less Obvious
The U.S. Political System
Implications of the Political System for School Leaders
Political Culture
Values and Ideology&n