Book Chapters

Below is a list of book chapters published by Dr Eacott:

Eacott, S. (2018). What if we flipped school leadership? In D.M. Netolicky, J. Andrews, & C. Paterson (Eds.), Flip the system Australia. London: Routledge.

Eacott, S. (2018). Educational leadership research and the dismantling of public education: a relational approach. In J. Wilkinson, S. Eacott, & R. Niesche (Eds), Dismantling public education. London: Routledge.

Eacott, S. (2018). Beyond the normative: theorizing maladministration relationally. In E. Samier & P. Milley (Eds.), Maladministration in education: theories, research and critiques (pp. 79-92). London: Routledge.

Eacott, S. (2018). Relations, organizing, leadership and education. In F. Depealteau (Ed.), The Palgrave Handbook of Relational Sociology. New York, NY: Palgrave.

Eacott, S. (2017). Performance does not equal leadership: Shifting institutional research performance. In J.S. Brooks & A. Normore (Eds.), The dark side of leadership: Identifying and overcoming unethical practice in organizations (pp. 177-194). Bingley, UK: Emerald.

Lakomski, G., Evers, C.W., & Eacott, S. (2017). The future of leadership New directions for leading and learning. In G. Lakomski, S. Eacott, C.W. Evers (Eds.), Questioning leadership: New Directions for educational organisations (pp. 178-191). New York, NY: Routledge.

Eacott, S. (2017). Beyond leadership: towards a ‘relational’ way of thinking. In G. Lakomski, S. Eacott & C.W. Evers (Eds.), Questioning leadership: new directions for educational organisations (pp. 17-30). New York, NY: Routledge.

Eacott, S. (2016). Demythologising ‘leadership’: the Trojan Horse of managerialism. In E. Samier (Eds.) Ideologies and educational leadership (pp. 159-175). London: Routledge.

Eacott, S. (2016). Disrupting production: Seeding the practice of questioning. In A. Ellis (Ed.) EdD as incubators for social justice leadership. Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Sense Publishers.

Eacott, S. (2016). Mobilising Bourdieu to think anew about educational leadership research. In M. Murphy & C. Costa (Eds.) Theory as method: Using Bourdieu in education research (pp. 117-131). London: Routledge.

Eacott, S. (2015). Sociological approaches to scholarship in educational leadership, management and administration. In D. Burgess & P. Newton (Eds.), Theoretical foundations of educational administration and leadership (pp. 279-300). London: Routledge.

Eacott, S. (2013). Research as a political practice: the fallacy of data speaking for themselves. In S. Eacott & R. Niesche (Eds.) Empirical leadership research: letting the data speak for themselves. Niagara Park, NY: Untested Ideas Center.

Eacott, S. & Niesche, R. (2013). Empirical leadership research: letting the data speak for themselves. In S. Eacott & R. Niesche (Eds.). Empirical leadership research: letting the data speak for themselves. Niagara Park, NY: Untested Ideas Center.

Bates, R.J., & Eacott, S. (2009). Teaching educational leadership and administration in Australia. In H.M. Gunter & T. Fitzgerald (Eds.), Educational administration and history: the state of the field ( (pp. 69-80). London: Routledge.