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THE BURDENS AND DILEMMAS OF COMMON SCHOOLING

Terence H. McLaughlin

in Citizenship and Education in Liberal-Democratic Societies: Teaching for Cosmopolitan Values and Collective Identities

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253661
eISBN:
9780191601972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253668.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Terence Mclaughlin’s essay addresses the conceptual and practical complexities involved in identifying and evaluating the nature, status, and institutional context of common (public) education in ... More


Aristotle on Law and Moral Education

Zena Hitz

in Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy: Volume 42

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199644384
eISBN:
9780191743344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644384.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

It is widely agreed that Aristotle holds that the best moral education involves habituation in the proper pleasures of virtuous action. But it is rarely acknowledged that Aristotle repeatedly ... More


RELIGIOUS EDUCATION IN LIBERAL DEMOCRATIC SOCIETIES: THE QUESTION OF ACCOUNTABILITY AND AUTONOMY

Walter Feinberg

in Citizenship and Education in Liberal-Democratic Societies: Teaching for Cosmopolitan Values and Collective Identities

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253661
eISBN:
9780191601972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253668.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The essays in Part III of the book, on liberal constraints and traditionalist education, argue for a more regulatory conception of liberal education and emphasize the need for some controls over ... More


Extending Diversity: Religion in Public and Private Education

Jeff Spinner‐Halev

in Citizenship in Diverse Societies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780198297703
eISBN:
9780191602948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829770X.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Arguments are presented for extending diversity in education, with specific reference to the issue of religion, and taking the example of the USA. The arguments advanced also work for other liberal ... More


Introduction: Liberalism and the Dilemma of Public Education in Multicultural Societies

Walter Feinberg and Kevin McDonough

in Citizenship and Education in Liberal-Democratic Societies: Teaching for Cosmopolitan Values and Collective Identities

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253661
eISBN:
9780191601972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253668.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In the first section of this introductory essay, the dilemma of public education in liberal multicultural societies is introduced, and the aim of this book is outlined. This is described as an ... More


Citizenship and Education in Liberal-Democratic Societies: Teaching for Cosmopolitan Values and Collective Identities

Kevin McDonough and Walter Feinberg (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253661
eISBN:
9780191601972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253668.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The essays in the volume address educational issues that arise when national, sub-national, and supra-national identities compete. These include: how to determine the limits to parental educational ... More


The Memorized Poem in British and American Public Education

Catherine Robson

in Heart Beats: Everyday Life and the Memorized Poem

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691119366
eISBN:
9781400845156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691119366.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter investigates recitation's progress within the mass educational systems that developed in Great Britain and the United States over the course of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. ... More


Accounting for the Distributional Effects of Noncash Public Benefits

Holly Sutherland and Panos Tsakloglou

in Counting the Poor: New Thinking About European Poverty Measures and Lessons for the United States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199860586
eISBN:
9780199932948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860586.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Children and Families

This chapter extends previous analyses of the distributional effects of welfare programs in rich countries, focusing on three of the most important public transfers in kind, namely, public education ... More


Basic Education as a Political Issue

Jean Drèze and Amartya Sen

in India: Development and Participation

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199257492
eISBN:
9780191717826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257492.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the empowerment and redistributive effects of basic education. Topics covered include: the state of school education; educational hopes and the discouragement effect; female ... More


Education and Hope

Theodore Zeldin

in France 1848–1945: Volume Two: Intellect, Taste and Anxiety

Published in print:
1977
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198221258
eISBN:
9780191678424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221258.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the history of education in France. It reviews of some of the main ideas which inspired the advocates of popular education, and the reasons why the movement bred so much ... More


“Our goal is to have one classification—American”: Vouchers for Schools and the Multiracial Census

Desmond S. King and Rogers M. Smith

in Still a House Divided: Race and Politics in Obama's America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142630
eISBN:
9781400839766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142630.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter considers two of the most important foundational systems in American life: public education, and governmental classification of the population in terms of race and ethnicity. Education ... More


Thinking politically: challenging public education

Helen M. Gunter

in The Politics of Public Education: Reform Ideas and Issues

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447339588
eISBN:
9781447339625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339588.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book presents a new conceptualisation, so-called Knowledgeable Polities, and identifies and deploys the Education Policy ... More


Thinking politically again: the conditions for public education

Helen M. Gunter

in The Politics of Public Education: Reform Ideas and Issues

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447339588
eISBN:
9781447339625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339588.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter summarizes key themes and presents some final thoughts. The chapter recaps that the book used Hannah Arendt's thinking to explore the catastrophe that is unfolding in plain sight in ... More


Toward the Democratization of Public Education: The Debate in Late Parliamentary Egypt, 1943–52

Misako Ikeda

in Re-Envisioning Egypt 1919-1952

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774249006
eISBN:
9781617971006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774249006.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Public education in Egypt in the aftermath of World War I was a crucial part of the Egyptian nationalist movement, and the expansion of public education was one of the most important goals of the ... More


Economic Growth and the Quality of Teachers in a Public Education System

Mausumi Das and Subrata Guha

in Dimensions of Economic Theory and Policy: Essays for Anjan Mukherji

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073970
eISBN:
9780199081615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073970.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter assesses the impact of the quality of teachers on the growth process in a small open economy with a universal public education system. The teachers' salaries are shouldered by the ... More


Heart Beats: Everyday Life and the Memorized Poem

Catherine Robson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691119366
eISBN:
9781400845156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691119366.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Many people in Great Britain and the United States can recall elderly relatives who remembered long stretches of verse learned at school decades earlier, yet most of us were never required to recite ... More


The Politics of Public Education: Reform Ideas and Issues

Helen M. Gunter

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447339588
eISBN:
9781447339625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339588.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

At a time when public education and reform agendas are changing the way we approach education, this book critically examines the key issues facing the public with implications for education policy ... More


1986–1987: ‘National Community’ and the ‘Respectable Out’ for Politicians

Virginia Berridge

in AIDS in the UK: The Making of Policy, 1981-1994

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204725
eISBN:
9780191676376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204725.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The British government had a shakier and more uncertain start with regard to AIDS awareness. This was the tactic of the ‘respectable out’ for government, that Ministers had to be shielded from ... More


Educational Elites and the Movement to Secularize Public Education: The Case of the National Education Association

Kraig Beyerlein

in The Secular Revolution: Power, Interests, and Conflict in the Secularization of American Public Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520230002
eISBN:
9780520936706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230002.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The National Education Association (NEA) is the largest and the most influential organizational advocate for the cause of public education in the United States. Over the years, NEA educators who ... More


Forgiving: the end of public education

Helen M. Gunter

in The Politics of Public Education: Reform Ideas and Issues

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447339588
eISBN:
9781447339625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339588.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter suggests that complex forms of discrimination are developing within and external to schools: within-school segregation is happening through the use of data to determine particular ... More


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