Teacher Unions in Public Education

Teacher Unions in Public Education : Politics, History, and the Future

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Focusing on teacher unions in Canada, the United States, and England, Bascia reveals the dynamic nature of teacher unions engaging in a variety of activities and pursuing multiple strategies.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 220 pages
  • 140 x 216mm
  • United States
  • English
  • 2015 ed.
  • 1349683469
  • 9781349683468

Table of contents

1. Perspectives on Teacher Unions: History, Discourse, and Renewal; Nina Bascia PART I: HISTORIES 2. Gender and Status: Ontario Teachers' Associations in the Nineteenth Century; Harry Smaller 3. Defending Teachers' Rights and Promoting Public Education: Evolving and Emerging Union Strategies within a Globalized Neo-Liberal Context; Wendy Poole 4. Remembering, Re-Imagining, and Reviving Social Justice Teacher Unionism; Cindy Rottmann, Larry Kuehn, Christine Stewart, Jane Turner, and James Chamberlain PART II: DISCOURSES 5. Fragility and Volatility in Teacher Union-Governmental Relations; Nina Bascia and Pamela Osmond-Johnson 6. Model Citizen or Bad Influence? The Contested Nature of Teachers' Public Activism; Katy Swalwell 7. The Formal and Informal Contexts of Union Socialization; Ben Pogodzinski PART III: RENEWAL 8. Classroom, Community, and Contract: A New Framework for Building Moral Legitimacy and Member Activism in Teacher Unions; Kara Popiel 9. Why and How a Teacher Union Supports Autonomous Teacher Professional Development in an Age of New Managerialism; Charlie Naylor 10. Crossing Boundaries to Support Strategic Foresight; Jean-Claude Couture 11. Education Reform in England and the Emergence of Social Movement Unionism: The National Union of Teachers in England; Howard Stevenson And Justine Mercer 12. The Teachers' Trifecta: Democracy, Social Justice, Mobilization; Lois Weiner 13. Conclusion; Nina Bascia
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