|Beyond the Politics of K-20 Education: Navigating, Negotiating, and Transgressing the Academy - A Brother Speaks!
||Educators, who come to the academy in which I
serve, are searching for answers. These individuals struggle with how to implement local,
state, and federal legislation, seek efficient and effective ways to provide optimal learning experiences for al...
|The Counterstory and the promise of collaborative compassion in education
||The current socio-cultural political climate in the United States, the renewing of the Patriot Act, disaster relief or the lack thereof, the ongoing threat of terrorism and the corroding of essential civil liberties, the rise in materialism and envir...
|Equity, Inclusiveness, and Diversifying the Faculty: Transforming the University in the 21st Century
||This article was presented at the 2009 American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education’s annual meeting, October 1–3, 2009. The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) continues to redefine the public research university for the 21st...
|From social justice to collaborative activism: changing the landscape of academic leadership
||The new millennium arrived with great economic prosperity; however, currently the United State faces a weaker economy, a depressed housing market, a costly Iraq war and all the old problems of the late 20th century; power, race, identity, violence, a...
|The ghetto sophisticates: Performing black masculinity, saving lost souls and serving as leaders of the new school.
||The educational discourse chronicling the experiences of African American educators continues to be limited while the anthropological and sociological literature appears to be more inclusive. In reviewing the literature I have found the typical repre...
|Guest Editor's Introduction: Edu-tainment: Popular Culture in the Making of Schools for the 21st Century
||Popular culture is the very sea of our existence, It is often contextualized in terms of the "music of the day" or "music of the generation." From that perspective let us just for a moment entertain the thought of rap music. Rap music, in its brief h...
|Integrating Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/ Transgender Topics and Their Intersections With Other Areas of Difference Into the Leadership Preparation Curriculum: Practical Ideas and Strategies
||A theory and practice of social justice is fraudulent when it does not fully address lesbian/gay/bisexual/ transgender (LGBT) individuals and their intersections with other identities. Faculty who claim to be concerned with social justice cannot focu...
|Navigating Stormy Seas: Critical Perspectives on the Intersection of Popular Culture and Educational Leader-"Ship"
||This article, utilizing a postmodern mediated cultural framework, critically situates the sociopolitical context of public education within the constructs of a lost ship at sea. Seeking to rupture false assumptions of popular culture and its impact o...
|Old school meets new school: unsettling times at Freedom Junior-Senior High
||This article is a case study designed to challenge the beliefs, values, and ideology of graduate students in educational leadership preparation programs regarding social justice and democratic education. This case is designed to assist students in de...
|Sexualities in Rural Spaces: Conservatism and Fundamentalism as Curriculum
|| Notions of sexual and gender identities seem to be troubled as people are more forth-coming with sexual and gender practices that stray beyond traditionally defined boundaries. Working within geographical locations; in particular, those that are rur...
|Transforming leaders, creating communities: changing schools through transformative leadership
||When the culture of the school presents a barrier to resolving its many problems, we must become proactive transformational leaders. Such a role involves understanding the schools culture and transforming custodial organizations into creative learnin...