The Subtlety of Age, Gender, and Race Barriers: A Case Study of Early Career African American Female Principals

  title={The Subtlety of Age, Gender, and Race Barriers: A Case Study of Early Career African American Female Principals},
  author={Gaetane Jean-Marie},
  journal={Journal of School Leadership},
  pages={615 - 639}
While all educational leaders face challenges in achieving success, African American female principals often face a unique set of challenges associated with the complexity of their gender, race, and, as examined in this study, age. This case study investigates the experiences of two highly visible, early career African American female principals who confront barriers in their pursuit of the principalship and careers as principals. The primary research question for this study is, what are the… 
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