The Demands of Liberal Education
By (author) Meira Levinson
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Demands of Liberal Education by Meira Levinson
Book DescriptionWhat should the aims of education be in a liberal society and who should exercise control over education? How can children be taught to become good citizens of a pluralistic state? The Demands of Liberal Education seeks to answer these questions by drawing upon political theory, philosophy of education, and empirical research to develop a liberal theory of children's education that is provocative and new. The book argues that contrary to the assumptions of many philosophers, educators, parents and politicians, the liberal state is obligated as a matter of justice to help all children develop the capacity for autonomy. Levinson argues that liberal governments should exercise much greater control over schools than they now do.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780199250448
(235mm x 155mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 24-Jan-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Meira Levinson
No Citizen Left Behind, Paperback (March 2014)
While teaching at an all-Black middle school in Atlanta, Levinson realized that her students individual self-improvement would not necessarily enable them to overcome their historical marginalization. In order to overcome their civic empowerment gap, students must learn how to reshape power relationships through public political and civic action.
Demands of Liberal Education, Hardback (September 1999)» View all books by Meira Levinson
'The Demands of Liberal Education' analyses and applies contemporary liberal political theory to certain key problems within the field of educational theory. Levinson examines problems centred around determining appropriate educational aims, content and institutional structure.
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Author Biography - Meira Levinson
Dr. Meira Levinson is a teacher at the Atlanta Public Schools
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