Democratic Education

  • Princeton University Press
  • 2013
  • Elektronisk medie
  • 368
  • English
  • Udgave er ikke defineret
  • 9781400822911

A groundbreaking classic that lays out and defends a democratic theory of educationWho should have the authority to shape the education of citizens in a democracy? This is the central question posed by Amy Gutmann in the first book-length study of the democratic theory of education. The author tackles a wide range of issues, from the democratic case against book banning to the role of teachers' unions in education, as well as the vexed questions of public support for private schools and affirmative action in college admissions.