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Moral education. Character building

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  • Education in Moralityby J. Mark Halstead; Terence H. McLaughlin

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 176.00

    Offering a variety of perspectives on some of the most fundamental questions about moral education the volume is written in the belief that philosophy has an important contribution to make in bringing about a clearer understanding of the task of moral education. There is an international team of contributors including both philosophers and educationalists.... more...

  • Virtue Ethics and Moral Educationby David Carr; Jan Steutel

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 201.00

    This collection of original essays on virtue ethics and moral education seeks to fill this gap in the recent literature of moral education, combining broader analyses with detailed coverage of: * the varieties of virtue * weakness and integrity * relativism and rival traditions * means and methods of educating the virtues The rare collaboration of... more...

  • The Discourse of Character Educationby Peter Smagorinsky; Joel Taxel

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 65.95

    In this book Peter Smagorinsky and Joel Taxel analyze the ways in which the perennial issue of character education has been articulated in the United States, both historically and in the current character education movement that began in earnest in the 1990s. The goal is to uncover the ideological nature of different conceptions of character education.... more...

  • Education in the Moral Domainby Larry P. Nucci

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 35.00

    Illustrates how domain theory may be used as a basis for social and moral education. more...

  • Ebonicsby David Ramirez; Terrence G. Wiley; Gerda de Klerk

    Multilingual Matters 2005; US$ 44.95

    This collection of papers, comments, and documents traces the distant and recent history of the Ebonics debate in the USA. The book examines how, despite increasing access to public education over the past century, schools continue to impose language standards and expectations on children that methodically privileges some, while disadvantaging others. more...

  • Building An Ethical Schoolby Robert J. Starratt

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 65.95

    The author argues for much greater attention to ethical education and responds to sceptics who say that it can't be done in the face of a pluralistic secular society badly fragmented over values. Seeking always for themes and issues that unite rather than divide, the author provides a conceptual foundation for ethical education broad enough for building... more...

  • Classroom Issuesby Mal Leicester; Sohan Modgil

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 300.00

    Volume III provides a focus on the classroom, pedagogy, curriculum and pupil experience. It covers relatively neglected areas of curriculum development, such as mathematics and technology, as well as the more familiar terrain of literature and drama. A particularly useful section deals with aesthetic education. more...

  • Historically Black Colleges and Universitiesby Cynthia L. Jackson

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 45.00

    Historically black colleges and universities have influenced African American lives since 1837. This work provides a past and present look at their role in higher education, addressing why these institutions exist, how effective they've been, and if they are still necessary. more...

  • Overcoming the Oddsby Freeman A. Hrabowski; Kenneth I. Maton; Monica L. Greene; Geoffrey L. Greif

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 22.99

    Despite many obstacles, some African-American women are performing at exceptional levels academically. This interview-based book provides information about how and why they have succeeded - what motivates these women and how their backgrounds and family relationships have shaped them. more...

  • Religion and Education among Latinos in New York Cityby Segundo Pantoja

    BRILL 2005; US$ 64.00

    Education is Latinos' number one concern. This volume offers an analysis of why many are underachieving, while pointing to the role of religion in helping Latinos improve their academic outlook. Parents, researchers and practitioners will benefit from understanding the importance of religion in the educational experience of Hispanics. more...