Overview

This volume explores Durkheim's place in modern educational thought at three different levels:
* Durkheim's ideas on education are analyzed and placed in the context of modern society
* current educational issues are explored using a Durkheimian framework
* Durkheim's thought is related to that of modern educational theorists to reveal his enduring influence
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Durkheim and Modern Education

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Overview

This volume explores Durkheim's place in modern educational thought at three different levels:
* Durkheim's ideas on education are analyzed and placed in the context of modern society
* current educational issues are explored using a Durkheimian framework
* Durkheim's thought is related to that of modern educational theorists to reveal his enduring influence
In discussing Durkheim's modern relevance, the contributors stress his desire to integrate the practical and theoretical aspects of education. They identify particular pertinence in his focus upon the moral base of education and his insistence upon the importance of the social and society.
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Table of Contents

Notes on contributors
Preface
1 Introduction 1
2 Emile Durkheim and moral education in a pluralistic society 19
3 Emile Durkheim, citizenship and modern education 33
4 Kohlberg's critique of Durkheim's Moral Education 46
5 The administration of punishment in schools 59
6 Teaching autonomy 72
7 Japanese education: a Durkheimian ideal type? 95
8 Educating for social cohesion in a pluralist society 108
9 Durkheim, democracy and diversity: some thoughts on recent changes in England and Wales 125
10 Durkheim, Dewey and progressive education: the tensions between individualism and community 142
11 Emile Durkheim in the context of the American moral education paradigm 164
12 Classroom management as moral education: a Durkheimian perspective 183
13 Durkheim, social revitalization, education and religion 203
Name index 226
Subject index 229
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