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Ritual and Educational Management A Methodology

Ritual and Educational Management A Methodology Cultural anthropologists have explored ways in which ritual bothimparts and expresses values in societies. Their findings have much tooffer to educational managers in democratic societies. Victor Turnersstructureantistructure paradigm is particularly suited to exploring therange of meanings that rituals can carry. Presents methodology derivedfrom the practical involvement of educational managers in the analysisand design of ritual. Argues that, in educational institutions, existingrituals can be usefully analysed and that new rituals should beselfgenerated rather than imposed. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Educational Management Emerald Publishing

Ritual and Educational Management A Methodology

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0951-354X
DOI
10.1108/EUM0000000001976
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Abstract

Cultural anthropologists have explored ways in which ritual bothimparts and expresses values in societies. Their findings have much tooffer to educational managers in democratic societies. Victor Turnersstructureantistructure paradigm is particularly suited to exploring therange of meanings that rituals can carry. Presents methodology derivedfrom the practical involvement of educational managers in the analysisand design of ritual. Argues that, in educational institutions, existingrituals can be usefully analysed and that new rituals should beselfgenerated rather than imposed.

Journal

International Journal of Educational ManagementEmerald Publishing

Published: Jan 1, 1992

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