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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 123.95
There is widespread agreement that schools should contribute to the moral development and character formation of their students. In fact, 80% of US states currently have mandates regarding character education. However, the pervasiveness of the?support for moral and character education masks a high degree of controversy surrounding its meaning and... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Renowned professor and thinker Felix Adler was the primary figure behind the Ethical Culture movement, a quasi-religious initiative unattached to any particular brand of theism, which flowered in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. In this volume, Adler addresses parenthood and child-rearing, placing these activities within a firm moral... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00
This book provides a reconstruction of Aristotelian character education, shedding new light on what moral character really is, and how it can be highlighted, measured, nurtured and taught in current schooling. Arguing that many recent approaches to character education understand character in exclusively amoral, instrumentalist terms, Kristjánsson... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00
Now the largest and fastest-growing ethnic population in the U.S., Latino students face many challenges and complexities when it comes to college choice and access. This edited volume provides much needed theoretical and empirical data on how the schooling experiences of Latino students shape their educational aspirations and access to higher education.... more...
- JIST Publishing 2005; US$ 16.95
This essential guide is a fun, relevant way to introduce students to key character traits. The Young Person's Character Education Handbook helps students understand why character is important and how character contributes to success in school, at home, and in life. Each unit describes one positive character trait in an engaging and consistent way for... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 59.99
Though divine command is rejected as a source of moral justification, the possible contribution of some religious traditions to moral education is sympathetically considered. This book addresses contemporary issues such as the links between personal morality and citizenship, including world citizenship, family values, and sexual morality. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00
This e-book is the culmination of a research and development project which has spanned three years and involved scholars of educational leadership from four countries. During 2005-2006, the Willower Center for Study of Leadership and Ethics, A University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA) Program Center based at the Pennsylvania State University,... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1988; US$ 46.00
After reflecting on the terms 'goodness' and 'teaching', this book describes and critically examines the many attempts to define the nature of morality in terms of its form or its content. It aims to bring out the many conflicting views of 'moral education' which follow from these theories. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 96.00
The purpose of this book is to provide a comprehensive historical and contemporary view of the education of Latinos in the United States. It is unique in that it provides readers with accurate information that will deepen their understanding and knowledge about Latinos from preschool to higher education, as well as in special education, gifted education,... more...