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School leadership, social justice and immigration: Examining, exploring and extending two frameworks

Jeffrey S. Brooks (Faculty of Education, Monash University, Clayton, Australia)
Anthony H. Normore (Graduate Education Division, California State University Dominguez Hills, Carson-Los Angeles, California, USA)
Jane Wilkinson (Faculty of Education, Monash University, Clayton, Australia)

International Journal of Educational Management

ISSN: 0951-354X

Article publication date: 12 June 2017

Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to explore theoretical connections between educational leadership for social justice and support for immigration. The authors seek to identify strengths, weaknesses and opportunities for further study and improved practice.

Design/methodology/approach

This is a theoretical research paper that introduces, evaluates and expands two frameworks for understanding leadership and immigration.

Findings

Findings suggested that there is a need for educational leadership scholars to more purposefully investigate issues related to social justice and immigration.

Originality/value

This study offers a novel theoretical perspective on leadership, social justice and immigration.

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Citation

Brooks, J.S., Normore, A.H. and Wilkinson, J. (2017), "School leadership, social justice and immigration: Examining, exploring and extending two frameworks", International Journal of Educational Management, Vol. 31 No. 5, pp. 679-690. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJEM-12-2016-0263

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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