Leadership for a Better World : Understanding the Social Change Model of Leadership Development

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  • Copyright: 2009-06-09
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass
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This book offers an approachable student textbook that engages the reader in understanding the nature of social change and the dimensions of leadership that help one become an effective change agent. The text includes case studies, reflection questions, and learning activities to help facilitate engagement with the Social Change Model of Leadership Development that is at the core of the book. Written and edited by some of the country's most recognized and active scholars and educators in student leadership, the book has been field-tested by leadership faculty.

Author Biography

Susan R. Komives is cofounder of the National Clearinghouse for Leadership Programs. She is the coauthor of Exploring Leadership: For College Students Who Want to Make a Difference, Second Edition.

Wendy Wagner is the former coordinator of the National Clearinghouse for Leadership Programs. She is the coeditor of the Handbook for Student Leadership Programs and has published on the Social Change Model.

The National Clearinghouse for Leadership Programs supports leadership development in college students through professional development for leadership educators.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. xi
About the Authors and Editorsp. xxvi
Social Change and the Social Change Model of Leadership Developmentp. 2
What Is Social Change?p. 7
An Overview of the Social Change Model of Leadership Developmentp. 43
Applying the Social Change Model: A Case Study Approachp. 79
Changep. 101
Societal/Community Valuesp. 144
Citizenshipp. 149
Group Valuesp. 190
Collaborationp. 195
Common Purposep. 237
Controversy with Civilityp. 263
Individual Valuesp. 294
Consciousness of Selfp. 299
Congruencep. 335
Commitmentp. 365
Change Agentsp. 392
Becoming a Change Agentp. 397
Epiloguep. 445
Further Readingsp. 447
Indexp. 452
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