João M. Paraskeva
João M. Paraskeva is a Professor and founding Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership and of the Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth. Founder of the journal Curriculum Sem Fronteiras, his latest books include Curriculum Epistimicides, which won an AERA Book Award; Towards a Just Curriculum Theory: The Epistemicide; and The Generation of the Utopia: Decolonizing Critical Curriculum Theory. His work has been translated into Greek, Portuguese, Korean, Chinese, Spanish, and Finnish.
Books by João M. Paraskeva:
Critical Transformative Educational Leadership and Policy Studies is a comprehensive collection of critical contributions from most of the leading voices in the fields of educational leadership and educational policy studies, pushing back against the current neoliberal authoritarian environment. The volume offers alternative ways to perceive and to formulate education leadership and policy from a critical transformative perspective. Individual chapters discuss such topics as social justice in education; poverty, race and public education; counter-hegemonic education movements; the privatization of schools; and school reform and advocacy leadership, among others, all from a critical perspective. It is a crucial and timely volume for educators, school administrators, educational leaders, social activists, and union leaders concerned with the current state of our universities and our education system.
Perfect for courses such as: Political Economy of Urban Education | Leadership and Policy Studies | Educational Policy and Reform | Politics of Education | Cultural Studies | Curriculum Theory and Development | Socio Historical Foundations | Indigenous Knowledges and Methodologies | Cultural Studies and Education
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