Corpus ID: 8018389

The Discourses of Educational Management

  title={The Discourses of Educational Management},
  author={Walter Humes},
  journal={The Journal of Educational Enquiry},
  • Walter Humes
  • Published 2009
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of Educational Enquiry
  • This paper attempts to apply the techniques of discourse analysis to some of the key concepts in educational management. It employs a conceptual framework which is informed by management theory and policy studies as well as by the literature on discourse. The central part of the paper considers examples of discursive forms which serve to disguise or conceal the power dimension in educational institutions: these include appeals to ‘learning communities’, ‘transformational leadership… CONTINUE READING
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