Toleration, Respect and Recognition in Education

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John Wiley & Sons, Jul 13, 2011 - Philosophy - 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

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Notes on Contributors
Toleration Children and Education_
The Limits of Toleration
Toleration andRecognition Conclusion Notes
Civic Respect Civic Education and the Family_
Mutual Respect and Civic Education
Why respect
difference may notbethe best approach

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About the author (2011)

Mitja Sardoč is a researcher at the Educational Research Institute in Ljubljana, Slovenia, where he is currently engaged in research projects on citizenship education and multiculturalism. 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.

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