Teaching Values: Education, Politics and Culture

Teaching Values: Education, Politics and Culture

by Ron Scapp
     
 

ISBN-10: 041593107X

ISBN-13: 9780415931076

Pub. Date: 10/28/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

In Teaching Values, Ron Scapp wrests the discussion of values and values-based education away from traditionalists who have long dominated educational debates. While challenging the Right's domination of the discussion of values education, Scapp examines some issues not typically raised by educators and critics on the Left, including the positive role of

Overview

In Teaching Values, Ron Scapp wrests the discussion of values and values-based education away from traditionalists who have long dominated educational debates. While challenging the Right's domination of the discussion of values education, Scapp examines some issues not typically raised by educators and critics on the Left, including the positive role of citizenship and national identity in U.S. education and culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415931076
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

1. When the Truth Is Gone: Teaching in an Age of Uncertainty

2. Happy to Be Nappy

3. From Substandard to Nonstandard English: Getting Beyond the Morality of Speaking Right

4. Go Tell It on the Mount

5. But Is He Straight: Identity, Teaching, and the Simple Acts of Privilege

6. Why Multiculturalism (Still)?

Epilogue: Teaching in an Extra-Moral Sense

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