Creating Citizens: Political Education and Liberal Democracy by Eamonn Callan

By Eamonn Callan

what's the position of political schooling in liberal democracies? this question, that's on the middle of modern debates within the US over federal investment of personal faculties, varieties the middle of this ebook. the matter of political schooling is to make sure the constitutive beliefs of liberal democracy whereas last open to a range of behavior and ideology which may threaten these beliefs. In Creating Citizens, Eamonn Callan, one of many world's leading philosophers of schooling, identifies either the significant ends of civic schooling and the rights that restrict their political pursuit. This well timed new research sheds gentle on a few of our such a lot divisive academic controversies, reminiscent of country sponsorship and legislation of denominational education, in addition to the function of non-denominational faculties within the ethical and political improvement of children.

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