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Citizenship, Inclusion and Democracy: A Symposium on Iris Marion Young

Mitja Sardoc (Editor)
ISBN: 978-1-4051-5601-1
120 pages
October 2006, Wiley-Blackwell
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In Citizenship, Inclusion, and Democracy, six expert contributors explore the conceptual and empirical significance of the work of leading contemporary political philosopher, Iris Marion Young, and her work in the field of education.


  • Illuminates the discussion about the centrality of public education.
  • Explores the idea of an inclusive, publicly mandated, system if education by looking at the topics of citizenship, group-based politics, social justice, difference, democracy, equality, and inclusion in education.
  • Includes a thorough introduction from editor Mitja Sardoc, and a response essay from Iris Marion Young.
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    Foreword: Michael A. Peters.

    Introduction: Mitja Sardoc.

    1. Education and the Politics of Difference: Iris Young and the Politics of Education: Avigail Einsberg.

    2. Multiculturalism and Citizenship: A critical response to Iris Marion Young: Ronald Beiner.

    3. Iris Marion Young and Political Education: Elizabethe Frazer.

    4. Democracy, Social Justice and Education: Feminist Strategies in a Globalising World: Penny Enslin.

    5. Towards a Contextualized Analysis of Social Justice in Education: Sharon Gewirtz.

    6. Iris Marion Young's Imaginations of Gift Giving: Some Implications for the Teacher and the Student: Simone Galea.

    7. Education in the Context of Structural Injustice: A symposium Response: Iris Marion Young.

    Notes on Contributors.
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    Mitja Sardoč is researcher at the Educational Research Institute in Ljubljana, Slovenia, where he is currently engaged in research projects on citizenship education, school autonomy, inclusion and equal educational opportunities. His research focuses on political theory and philosophy of education. He has edited a number of journal special issues on citizenship education and has interviewed some of the most renowned contemporary political philosophers on the topic of education and political theory, including Michael Walzer, Iris Marion Young, and Martha C. Nussbaum. He is Executive Editor of Theory and Research in Education and chief regional editor for Europe of the Journal of Citizenship & Teacher Education.
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    • Brings together essays exploring the conceptual and empirical significance of the work of leading contemporary political philosopher, Iris Marion Young.
    • Illuminates the discussion about the centrality of public education.
    • Explores the idea of an inclusive, publicly mandated, system of education by looking at the topics of citizenship, group-based politics, social justice, difference, democracy, equality, and inclusion in education.
    • Includes a thorough introduction from editor Mitja Sardoc, and a response essay from Iris Marion Young.
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