The Moral and Spiritual Crisis in Education: A Curriculum for Justice and Compassion in Education

The Moral and Spiritual Crisis in Education: A Curriculum for Justice and Compassion in Education

by David E. Purpel
     
 

ISBN-10: 089789152X

ISBN-13: 9780897891523

Pub. Date: 11/28/1988

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated

Purpel . . . ably complements the economic and political focus of critical pedagogy by shedding new light on spiritual and moral dimensions of public discourse. His book is a welcome addition to the literature in that it articulately scrutinizes the interface of culture and education and attendant trivialization of school reform. . . . While his marvelous book

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Purpel . . . ably complements the economic and political focus of critical pedagogy by shedding new light on spiritual and moral dimensions of public discourse. His book is a welcome addition to the literature in that it articulately scrutinizes the interface of culture and education and attendant trivialization of school reform. . . . While his marvelous book offers only several examples of just schools, it enormously enriches a still unfinished dialectic. Choice

Purpel's research is exhaustive, his writing elegant, and his suggestions for students and teachers impressive. The Book Reader

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780897891523
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/28/1988
Series:
Critical Studies in Education Series
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.82(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.42(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction by Henry A. Giroux and Paulo Freire
The Current Crisis in Education: Professional Incompetence or Cultural Failure
Recent Educational Reform: Delusions and Trivialization
The Moral and Spiritual Crisis in American Education
A Religious and Moral Framework for American Education
Education in a Prophetic Voice
A Curriculum for Social Justice and Compassion
Issues of Curriculum Planning, Design, and Implementation
Bibliography
Index

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