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Tangled Hierarchies: Teachers as Professionals and the Management of Schools

ISBN: 978-0-470-63949-8
240 pages
May 1991, Jossey-Bass
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"Shedd and Bacharach provide new insights, practical perspectives, and a scholarly justification for changing the archaic structure of our schools and the management of the professionals working in them... This unusually significant book will remain important for a long time to come."
--James W. Guthrie, director of Policy Analysis for California Education, School of Education, University of California, Berkeley
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1. Introduction: Professionals in Bureaucracies.

2. The Work of Teachers.

3. Autonomy and Control.

4. Restructuring the Job of Teaching.

5. Compensating Teachers.

6. Structuring Participation.

7. The Changing Role of Unions.

8. Conclusion: Restructuring Relationships in Schools.

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"Shedd and Bacharach provide new insights, practical perspectives, and a scholarly justification for changing the archaic structure of our schools and the management of the professionals working in them... This unusually significant book will remain important for a long time to come."
--James W. Guthrie, director of Policy Analysis for California Education, School of Education, University of California, Berkeley
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