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Education and Migration

ISBN 9780367503864
Published June 15, 2020 by Routledge
148 Pages

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Book Description

This collected volume addresses issues pertaining to education and migration from a variety of philosophical and ethical perspectives.

It is high time to critically analyze ethical issues in education under conditions of globalization, not only because migration and globalization are topical issues, but also because dominant academic approaches in the ethics and political philosophy of education have a tendency to narrow their focus on the education of sedentary citizens. However, many learners and educators experience high levels of both voluntary and constrained mobility. The contributions to Education and Migration address issues pertaining to migration-related education from a variety of ethical and philosophical perspectives, including analytic applied ethics, continental philosophy, care ethics, Hegelian philosophy, the capability approach and theories of distributive justice. Distinguished scholars, as well as younger researchers, from a variety of disciplines (educational scholars, lawyers, philosophers, psychologists and sociologists) tackle in these eight essays core issues in the ethics and political philosophy of education, such as citizenship education or justice in access to education, from a perspective that takes human mobilities into account.

The collection puts a special emphasis on the diversity of migratory experiences, on the significance of education for citizens and non-citizen migrants, long-term residents and undocumented children, immigrants and return migrants.

This book was originally published as a special issue of Journal of Global Ethics.

Table of Contents

Preface: The migration crisis and nexus thinking
Introduction: Education and migration
1. Education as hospitality: welcoming foreigners into a common world
2. Intentional collaboration, predictable complicity, and proactive prevention: U.S. schools’ ethical responsibilities in slowing the school-to-deportation pipeline
3. Educational justice and transnational migration
4. Ecologies of care: addressing the needs of immigrant origin children and youth
5. The ethics of return migration and education: transnational duties in migratory processes
6. Multidimensional disadvantages and educational aspirations of marginalised migrant youth: insights from the Global South
7. Migrants as educators: reversing the order of beneficence
8. Indirect cosmopolitan education: on the contribution of national education to attitudes towards foreigners

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Julian Culp is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the American University of Paris, France. He is the author of Global Justice and Development (2014) and of Democratic Education in a Globalized World: A Normative Theory (2019). He also serves as editor of Global Justice: Theory Practice Rhetoric.

Danielle Zwarthoed holds a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Paris-Est 2013. A member of the Hoover Chair of Economic and Social Ethics (Université catholique de Louvain), she is the author of Comprendre la pauvreté. John Rawls, Amartya Sen (2009) and of several articles.