Democratic Education by Amy Gutmann
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Democratic Education
By Amy Gutmann

Democratic Education

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Democratic Education by Amy Gutmann

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Who should have the authority to shape the education of citizens in a democracy? This is the central question posed by Amy Gutmann in the first book-length study of the democratic theory of education. The author tackles a wide range of issues, from the democratic case against book banning to the role of teachers' unions in education, as well as the vexed questions of public support for private schools and affirmative action in college admissions.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780691009162
ISBN-10: 0691009163
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Pages: 368
Imprint: Princeton University Press
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publish Date: 29-Mar-1999
Country of Publication: United States

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Identity in Democracy by Amy Gutmann Identity in Democracy, Paperback (August 2004)

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