ERIC Number: EJ369912
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Politics in the School: Teachers' Political Orientations toward the Principal.
Blase, Joseph J.; Williams, Harry B.
Journal of Humanistic Education and Development, v26 n2 p72-80 Dec 1987
Investigated political behaviors in the teacher-principal relationship from the teachers' perspective using unstructured and semistructured interviews. Demonstrated that the political perspective of the teachers was based on sensitivity to the power of principals and the development of strategies to deal with power in protecting themselves from and influencing the behaviors of their school principals. (Author/KS)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Behavioral Science Research, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, Interpersonal Relationship, Political Attitudes, Politics, Politics of Education, Power Structure, Principals, Teacher Administrator Relationship, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Behavior, Teachers
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A