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Civics beyond critics : character education in a liberal democracy

Author: Ian MacMullen
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Series: Oxford political theory
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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The goal of this book is to show how we can recognise the value of the kinds of character formation that civic education has traditionally involved without losing the portion of the truth that can be found in the orthodox view that favours critical autonomy. 'Civics Beyond Critics' warns against neglecting character traits that, although commonly labelled 'conservative', are realistically essential for the future of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Livres numériques
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ian MacMullen
ISBN: 9780191797996 0191797995
OCLC Number: 1132089878
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 26 octobre 2015).
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Contents: 1. Introduction ; I: PROMOTING COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS ; 2. Cultivating Motives for Compliance ; 3. Evaluating Education for Compliance: A Cost-Benefit Analysis ; II: FOSTERING CIVIC MOTIVATION ; 4. Sources of Civic Motivation ; 5. Doing Without Love ; III: STATUS QUO BIAS IN CIVIC EDUCATION ; 6. Status Quo Educational Bias: Its Nature and Sources ; 7. A Qualified Defense of Status Quo Bias ; 8. Conclusion: Citizenship and the Limits of Autonomy
Series Title: Oxford political theory
Responsibility: Ian MacMullen.

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This book examines the goals of civic education in liberal democracy, and demonstrates how we can recognize the value of the kinds of character formation that civic education has traditionally  Read more...

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