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Moral education. Character building

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  • Black Masculinities and Schoolingby Tony Sewell

    Institute of Education Press 1996; US$ 27.50

    The author's ethnographic study of an inner city boys' comprehensive school reveals the positioning of Afro-Caribbean students by their teachers, peers and white students. The pressures which face this group are focused upon in order to provide an understanding of their experience. more...

  • Black Men in Collegeby Robert T. Palmer; J. Luke Wood

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    Black Men in College provides vital information about how to effectively support, retain, and graduate Black male undergraduates. This edited collection centers on the notion that Black male collegians are not a homogenous group; rather, they are representative of rarely acknowledged differences that exist among them. This valuable text suggests... more...

  • Black Men in Higher Educationby J. Luke Wood; Robert T. Palmer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    Black Men in Higher Education bridges theory to practice in order to better prepare practitioners in their efforts to increase the success of Black male students in colleges and universities. In this comprehensive but manageable text, leading researchers J. Luke Wood and Robert T. Palmer highlight the current status of Black men in higher education... more...

  • The Black Revolution on Campusby Martha Biondi

    University of California Press 2012; US$ 29.95

    The Black Revolution on Campus is the definitive account of an extraordinary but forgotten chapter of the black freedom struggle. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, Black students organized hundreds of protests that sparked a period of crackdown, negotiation, and reform that profoundly transformed college life. At stake was the very mission of higher... more...

  • Bringing in a New Era in Character Educationby William Damon

    Hoover Institution Press 2002; US$ 14.99

    The authors provide a unique perspective on what is needed to make character education an effective, lasting part of our educational agenda. Each chapter points out the directions that character education must take today and offers strategies essential for making progress in the field. 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...

  • The Bullringby A. J. Grainger

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    The Bullring: A Classroom Experiment in Moral Education describes a way in which the principle of encouraging children to find out for themselves and to conduct their experiments with the raw material of common everyday objects-so well understood in the earlier years of schooling-may be adapted to help older children understand the world of persons.... more...

  • A Call for Character Education and Prayer in the Schoolsby William Jeynes

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 60.00

    According to William Jeynes, the lack of both school prayer and consistent moral instruction in our schools has had devastating consequences both for our education system and for the nation as a whole. In A Call for Character Education and Prayer in the Schools , Jeynes makes a compelling case for restoring moral instruction and nonspecific religious... more...

  • Can We Teach Children to be Good? (RLE Edu K)by Roger Straughan

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    The apparently straightforward question 'Can we teach children to be good?' cannot be properly understood without a great deal of careful thinking about the philosophical issues involved. Teachers and parents often assume that what the question means and how it should be answered are self-evidently matters of plain 'commonsense', but the dangers of... more...

  • Care in Educationby Sandra Wilde

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This philosophical commentary explores the meaning and significance of care in education, demonstrating how teaching with care enriches the art and soul of pedagogy. Wilde draws upon Western and Eastern philosophies that envision an integrated image of care to illuminate the value of cultivating understanding in the form of awareness, and compassion... more...