ERIC Number: EJ548948
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Is the Land of Oz an Alien Nation? A Sociopolitical Study of School Community Conflict.
Larson, Colleen L.
Educational Administration Quarterly, v33 n3 p312-50 Aug 1997
Examines the political thinking underpinning strategies and counterstrategies used by school administrators and black leaders struggling over the fate of seven black youths who protested against unfair treatment in their suburban high school. Midlevel administrators aligned with bureaucratic control images were ineffective at interpreting and responding to a politically savvy interest group not subject to administrative authority. (36 references) (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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