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By Richard Niesche,Amanda Keddie

Issues of social justice and fairness within the box of academic management became extra salient lately. The remarkable range, uncertainty and swift social swap of the modern worldwide period are producing new and unexpected fairness questions and demanding situations for colleges and their leaders. so that it will comprehend the ethical and moral complexity of labor undertaken within the identify of social justice and fairness in various contexts, this booklet makes use of a number of varied theoretical instruments from the paintings of Michel Foucault. instead of a prescriptive, most sensible perform method of management and social justice, this booklet attracts on Foucault’s four-fold moral framework, and particularly, the notions of advocacy, truth-telling and counter-conduct to significantly learn the management paintings undertaken in case reviews in faculties in Australia and England.

Our strategy makes obvious the moral paintings that leaders in those contexts behavior on themselves in the direction of developing colleges that may tackle the fairness demanding situations of the current weather. It illuminates and allows serious research of the ethical imperatives shaping the fairness paintings of faculty leaders and, particularly, the probabilities for transformative management which could paintings to create faculties and college platforms which are extra socially simply.

Overall, the book’s key goals are to:

  • Provide an leading edge and complete theorising of management for social justice in modern times;

  • Explicate the application of key parts of Foucault’s theorising of the moral self to the area of academic management; and

  • Provide major useful perception into the social justice chances of university management in modern instances via intensive case studies


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