Troubling Women (Feminist Educational Thinking Series)

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Jill Blackmore here argues that the particular approaches previously taken by feminist theory towards educational leadership require reviewing in the light of the radical restructuring of educational systems seen in the late-1990s. She asserts that new forms of managerialism, while seemingly sympathetic to so called female styles of leadership, have produced a value shift which is troubling for many (but not all) women in leadership.

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"It presents a wide-ranging, coherent and, I believe, persuasive argument in favour of an alternative to the learning experiences currently offered in most universities." - Journal of Vocational Education & Training "I commend this book particularly strongly to those who are, at the time of writing, in the early stages of setting up the new quality assurance agency for higher education...Harvey & Knight offer principled optimism, and practical ways forward. I hope they will be heard, and their ideas developed and acted on." - Studies in Higher Education "Higher education policy makers should be especially interested in this book." - Teaching in Higher Education

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