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Egbo, Benedicta – McGill Journal of Education, 2005
This paper explores the prospects of using critical realism as a guiding philosophy for critical inquiry in the field of educational administration. A relatively recent philosophy in the social sciences, critical realism offers an alternative framework for researchers engaged in empirical work that is aimed at transforming undesirable social…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Models, Social Science Research, Realism
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Sefa Dei, George J. – McGill Journal of Education, 1995
Argues for the establishment of "African-centered" schools on an experimental basis, in direct consultation and partnership with students, educators, administrators, and the local community. Maintains that most mainstream public schools reinforce concepts and values of the dominant culture and alienate students of color. (MJP)
Descriptors: Afrocentrism, Blacks, Community Characteristics, Cultural Pluralism