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Toleration, Respect and Recognition in Education

Toleration, Respect and Recognition in Education

Mitja Sardoc

ISBN: 978-1-444-35197-2

Jul 2011, Wiley-Blackwell

152 pages



Toleration, Respect and Recognition in Education brings together a collection of papers examining the complexity of different interpretations of toleration, respect and recognition in education.
  • Discusses different theories of toleration and shows how it lies at the centre of a liberal pluralistic society
  • Brings together the work of leading scholars from a range of disciplines
  • Examines how education can accommodate diversity and promote shared public values
Notes on Contributors

1. Toleration, Respect and Recognition: Some tensions (Mitja Sardoc, Educational Research Institute in Ljubljana)

2. Toleration, Children and Education (Colin Macleod, University of Victoria)

3. Recognition and Toleration: Conflicting approaches to diversity in education? (Sune Lægaard, University of Roskilde)

4. Toleration and Recognition: What should we teach? (Peter Nigel Jones, University of Newcastle)

5. Cultural Diversity and Civic Education: Two versions of the fragmentation objection (Andrew Shorten, University of Limerick)

6. Heteronomous Citizenship: Civic virtue and the chains of autonomy (Lucas Swaine, Dartmouth College)

7. Civic Respect, Civic Education, and the Family (Blain Neufeld, University of Wisconsin and Gordon Davis, Carleton University)

8. Mutual Respect and Civic Education (Colin Bird, University of Virginia)

9. Avoiding an Intolerant Society: Why respect of difference may not be the best approach (Peter A. Balint, University of New South Wales)