‘We still have bombings’: school principals and insurgent violence in Southern Thailand

  title={‘We still have bombings’: school principals and insurgent violence in Southern Thailand},
  author={M. Brooks and Ekkarin Sungtong},
  journal={International Journal of Leadership in Education},
  pages={505 - 533}
  • M. Brooks, Ekkarin Sungtong
  • Published 2016
  • Sociology
  • International Journal of Leadership in Education
  • This study explored how principals in Southern Thailand lead schools in areas of violent conflict. In order to better understand principals’ perspectives on working in such a context, the study was guided by Lynn Davies’ Drivers of Fragility Framework, which identifies five ‘drivers’ of conflict in communities: (1) problems of governance; (2) lack of security; (3) weak economy; (4) cultures of power; and (5) environmental degradation. Data were collected through 30 interviews and 6 school site… CONTINUE READING
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