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I’m Not Going to Lose You” Empowerment Through Caring in an Urban Principal’s Practice With Students
Urban educators interact with students in a variety of ways. Frequently, practices are grounded in assumptions about the necessity of control, whereas in some instances, practices reflect assumptions about the necessity of empowerment. Contrasting assumptions and practices about empowerment and control reflect a choice that confronts urban educators as they interact with students.
Author/Creator: Reitzug, U.C. & Patterson, J.
Author's address: Corwin Press, Inc.
A Sage Publications Company
2455 Teller Rd.
Thousand Oaks, CA 91320-2218
Journal/Secondary Title: Urban Education
The article gives a nice picture of the interactions between the students and their principal. The analysis gives the reader a better understanding of the ingredients that are required for ”empowerment through caring.”
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