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ERIC Number: EJ677216
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-0004-9441
High Stakes Principalship--Sleepless Nights, Heart Attacks and Sudden Death Accountabilities: Reading Media Representations of the United States Principal Shortage.
Thomson, Pat; Blackmore, Jill; Sachs, Judyth; Tregenza, Karen
Australian Journal of Education, v47 n2 p118-32 Aug 2003
Subjects a corpus of predominantly United States news articles to deconstructive narrative analysis and finds that the dominant media representation of principals' work is one of long hours, low salary, high stress, and sudden death from high stakes accountabilities. Notes that the media picture may perpetuate the problem, and that it is at odds with research on principals' high job satisfaction. (EV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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