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

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

by Kevin McDonough
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199283990

ISBN-13: 9780199283996

Pub. Date: 02/02/2006

Publisher: Oxford University Press

This book brings together essays by leading political, legal, and educational theorists to re-examine the requirements of citizenship education in liberal-democratic societies. The chapters in the book evaluate demands by minority groups for cultural recognition through education, and also examine arguments for and against citizenship education as a means of

Overview

This book brings together essays by leading political, legal, and educational theorists to re-examine the requirements of citizenship education in liberal-democratic societies. The chapters in the book evaluate demands by minority groups for cultural recognition through education, and also examine arguments for and against citizenship education as a means of fostering a shared national identity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199283996
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
02/02/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
456
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.20(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Liberalism and the Dilemma of Public Education in Multicultural Societies, Walter Feinberg and Kevin McDonough
Cosmopolitanism, Liberalism and Common Education
1. Teaching Cosmopolitan Right, Jeremy Waldron
2. Liberal Education: The United States Example, K. Anthony Appiah
3. Freedom of Conscience, Pluralism, and Personal Identity, Kenneth A. Strike
4. Between State and Civil Society: European Contexts for Education, Joseph Dunne
5. The Burdens and Dilemmas of Common Schooling, Terence H. McLaughlin
6. Should We Teach Patriotic History?, Harry Brighouse
Liberalism and Traditionalist Education
7. Comprehensive Educations and the Liberal Understanding of Autonomy, Shelley Burtt
8. Citizenship as Identity, Citizenship as Shared Fate, and the Functions of Multiculatural Education, Melissa S. Williams
9. Civic Friendship and Democratic Education, David Blacker
10. Schooling and Cultural Maintenance for Religious Minorities in the Liberal State, J. Mark Halstead
Liberal Constraints on Traditionalist Education
11. Multicultural Accommodations in Education, Rob Reich
12. 'Mistresses of Their Own Destiny': Group Rgihts, Gender and Realistic Rights of Exit, Susan Moller Okin
13. Multinational Civic Education, Keving McDonough
14. Religious Education in Liberal Democratic Societies: The Question of Accountability and Autonomy, Walter Feinberg
15. Liberalism and Group Identities, Stephen Macedo

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