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

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

Mitja Sardoc (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-405-15601-1

Oct 2006

120 pages

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$41.95

Description

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.
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.


  • 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.