Leadership for Social Justice Books

Books on leadership and social justice advocacy


Authentic LeadershipAuthentic Leadership: Rediscovering the Secrets to Creating Lasting Value

by Bill George












Leading through the quagmire

Leading Through the Quagmire: Ethical Foundations, Critical Methods, and Practical Applications for School Leadership

by Ernestine Enomoto & Bruce Kramer










Lean In for GraduatesLean In for Graduates

by Sheryl Sandberg












learning as a way of leadingLearning as a Way of Leading: Lessons from the Struggle for Social Justice

by Stephen Preskill & Stephen Brookfield










Love LeadershipLove Leadership: The New Way to Lead in a Fear-Based World

by John Hope Bryant












The Servant as LeaderThe Servant as Leader Essay

by Robert K. Greenleaf












Transforming LeadershipTransforming Leadership

by James MacGregor Burns










Social Justice

Earth DemocracyEarth Democracy: Justice, Sustainability, and Peace

by Vandana Shiva












GroundworkGroundwork: Charles Hamilton Houston and the Struggle for Civil Rights

by Genna Rae McNeil












Just MercyJust Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

by Bryan Stevenson












No More Throw-Away PeopleNo More Throw-Away People: The Co-Production Imperative

by Edgar Cahn










Rebellious LawyeringRebellious Lawyering: One Chicano’s Vision of Progressive Law Practice

by Gerald Lopez










Root and BranchRoot and Branch: Charles Hamilton Houston, Thurgood Marshall, and the Struggle to End Segregation

by Rawn James Jr.












Rules for RadicalsRules for Radicals: A Pragmatic Primer for Realistic Radicals

by Saul Alinsky












The Citizen SolutionThe Citizen Solution: How You Can Make a Difference

by Harry Boyte












The New Jim CrowThe New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

by Michelle Alexander












The Sea is So wideThe Sea Is So Wide and My Boat Is So Small: Charting a Course for the Next Generation

by Marian Wright Edelman












Where do we go from hereWhere do we go from here: Chaos or Community?

by Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.