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  1. An Introduction to Moral Philosophy and Moral Education

    By Robin Barrow

    This book presents and argues for a moral theory which draws on most of the major theoretical positions to some degree, but it also spells out the limits and boundaries of a moral theory. In doing so, it exposes a number of common confusions and misunderstandings about morality, and presents a...

    Published July 12th 2007 by Routledge

  2. The War for Children's Minds

    By Stephen Law

    How do we raise good children? How do we make good citizens? In defiant yet acute fashion, Stephen Law urges us to re-evaluate the liberal tradition of thinking about morality. Tackling authoritarian rhetoric head-on, he argues that children should learn about right and wrong, and respect for...

    Published May 23rd 2007 by Routledge

  3. Spiritual Education in a Divided World

    Social, Environmental and Pedagogical Perspectives on the Spirituality of Children and Young People

    Edited by Cathy Ota, Mark Chater

    Series: Spirituality in Education

    In the era of globalization debate has turned to the vital need for a thorough understanding of its impact on the spirituality and health of the youth of today. Spiritual Education in a Divided World recognises the urgent need for effective research in this area. This exceptional volume takes an...

    Published March 14th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Included or Excluded?

    The Challenge of the Mainstream for Some SEN Children

    Edited by Ruth Cigman

    In a pamphlet published in 2005 Mary Warnock expressed concerns about some of the concepts that she had helped to introduce in the field of special education almost three decades earlier. She argued that the role of special schools was unclear and the pursuit of inclusion had become too ideological...

    Published November 29th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Education, Philosophy and the Ethical Environment

    By Graham Haydon

    Series: Foundations and Futures of Education

    How much can we reasonably expect from education? This book, written by a philosopher of education, casts new light on this question by seeing values education, not as a separate activity within schools, but as an aspect of education that both reflects the surrounding climate of values...

    Published July 26th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Best Interests of the Student

    Applying Ethical Constructs to Legal Cases in Education

    By Jacqueline A. Stefkovich

    This text for educational leadership courses presents a theoretical model based on the 'best interests of the student' for examining legal and ethical dimensions of court cases. It: provides an examination of both law and ethics pertinent to all educators but aimed specifically at school...

    Published May 22nd 2006 by Routledge

  7. Handbook of Moral Development

    Edited by Melanie Killen, Melanie Killen, Judith G. Smetana, Judith Smetana

    The psychological study of moral development has expanded greatly, both in terms of the diversity of theoretical perspectives that are represented in the field, as well as in the range of topics that have been studied. This Handbook of Moral Development represents the diversity and...

    Published May 9th 2006 by Psychology Press

  8. Citizenship and Moral Education

    Values in Action

    By Mark Halstead, Mark Pike

    Moral and citizenship education are again at the forefront of educational attention with the recent governmental announcements about revisions to the National Curriculum frameworks to 2000 and beyond. This book addresses some of the central issues in moral and citizenship education facing teachers...

    Published May 3rd 2006 by Routledge

  9. An Introduction to Philosophy of Education

    4th Edition

    By Ronald Woods, Robin Barrow

    This introductory text, now in its fourth edition, is a classic in its field. It shows, first and foremost, the importance of philosophy in educational debate and as a background to any practical activity such as teaching. What is involved in the idea of educating a person or the idea of...

    Published April 19th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Theory for Education

    Adapted from Theory for Religious Studies, by William E. Deal and Timothy K. Beal

    By Greg Dimitriadis, George Kamberelis

    Series: theory4

    Theory for Education provides a concise and clear introduction to key contemporary theorists, including their lives, major works and ideas. Written for the student in need of a quick introduction or for the scholar brushing up on details, this new volume in the theory4 series presents major...

    Published March 23rd 2006 by Routledge