The Discourse of Character Education

Looks at the history of character education in the United States.

The Discourse of Character Education

Looks at the history of character education in the United States.

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The Discourse of Character Education
Language: en
Pages: 395
Authors: Peter Smagorinsky, Joel Taxel
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Routledge

Looks at the history of character education in the United States.
The Discourse of Character Education
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Peter Smagorinsky, Joel Taxel
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-05-06 - Publisher: Routledge

In this book Peter Smagorinsky and Joel Taxel analyze the ways in which the perennial issue of character education has been articulated in the United States, both historically and in the current character education movement that began in earnest in the 1990s. The goal is to uncover the ideological nature
Handbook of Moral and Character Education
Language: en
Pages: 554
Authors: Larry Nucci, Tobias Krettenauer, Darcia Narvaez
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-24 - Publisher: Routledge

There is widespread agreement that schools should contribute to the moral development and character formation of their students. In fact, 80% of US states currently have mandates regarding character education. However, the pervasiveness of the support for moral and character education masks a high degree of controversy surrounding its meaning
The Rise of Character Education in Britain
Language: en
Pages: 138
Authors: Lee Jerome, Ben Kisby
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-08-20 - Publisher: Springer Nature

What is character education? Why has it risen up the political agenda in the UK in recent years? And what does it mean in pedagogical practice? This book addresses these questions, challenging the individualistic and moralistic ideas underlying the clamour amongst politicians, educators and authors to promote ‘grit’, ‘resilience’ and
In the Name of Morality
Language: en
Pages: 168
Authors: Tianlong Yu
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Peter Lang

There is presumably a trend toward depoliticization of character education as character educators claim to teach universal values and engage in community-based decision making. However, as Tianlong Yu argues in this book, under the umbrella of universality, character educators define virtues based on neo-conservative ideologies. In the name of community,