Moral & Values Education Products

  • Responsibility and Responsibilisation in Education

    Edited by Christine Halse, Catherine Hartung, Jan Wright

    Concerns with the nature of and relationship between responsibility and responsibilisation pervade contemporary social, political and moral life. This book turns the analytical lens on the ways in which responsibility and responsibilisation operate in diverse educational settings, relationships and…

    Hardback – 2018-04-02 
    Routledge

  • Ethics in Professional Education

    Edited by Christopher Martin, Claudia W. Ruitenberg

    Recent years have seen a growing emphasis on ethics education in different professions, such as medicine and teaching. However, the implications of this emphasis for professional education programs have been underdeveloped. In this volume, philosophers, philosophers of education, and ethics…

    Hardback – 2018-03-22 
    Routledge

  • The Legacy of Isocrates and a Platonic Alternative

    Political Philosophy and the Value of Education

    By James Robert Muir

    Bringing together educational philosophy, political thought, and rhetoric, this book examines the influence of the philosopher Isocrates on educational thought and the history of education. Unifying philosophical and historical arguments, Muir discusses the role of Isocrates in raising two central…

    Hardback – 2018-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Cultivating Moral Character and Virtue in Professional Practice

    Edited by David Carr

    Cultivating Moral Character and Virtue in Professional Practice is a pioneering collection of essays focused on the place of character and virtue in professional practice. Professional practices usually have codes of conduct designed to ensure good conduct; but while such codes may be necessary and…

    Hardback – 2018-01-24 
    Routledge

  • Teaching for Active Citizenship

    Moral values and personal epistemology in early years classrooms

    By Joanne Lunn Brownlee, Eva Johansson, Susan Walker, Laura Scholes

    There is strong social and political interest in active citizenship and values in education internationally. Active citizenship requires children to experience and internalize moral values for human rights, developing their own opinions and moral responsibility. While investment in young children…

    Paperback – 2018-01-20 
    Routledge

  • Teaching Character and Virtue in Schools

    By James Arthur, Kristján Kristjánsson, Tom Harrison, Wouter Sanderse, Daniel Wright

    Teaching Character and Virtue in Schools addresses the contemporary issues of quantification and measurement in educational settings. The authors draw on the research of the Jubilee Centre at the University of Birmingham in order to investigate the concern that the conventional wisdom, sound…

    Paperback – 2018-01-13 
    Routledge

  • The Theory and Practice of Virtue Education

    Edited by Tom Harrison, David Ian Walker

    The Theory and Practice of Virtue Education offers the reader a comprehensive and authoritative account of both the theoretical and practical complexities of cultivating virtue in education and beyond. The book moves beyond the usual philosophical literature that merely discusses virtue in the…

    Hardback – 2018-01-09 
    Routledge

  • Philosophy in Schools

    Edited by Felicity Haynes

    In 1972, Matthew Lipman founded the Institute of Advancement for Philosophy for Children (IAPC), producing a series of novels and teaching manuals promoting philosophical inquiry at all levels of schooling. The programme consisted of stories about children discussing traditional topics of ethics,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • Between Two Worlds

    Black Students in an Urban Community College

    By Lois Weis

    First published in 1985, this book explores the ‘lived culture’ of urban black students in a community college located in a large northeastern city in the United States. The author immersed herself in the institution she was studying for a full academic year, exploring both the direct experiences…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Education

  • Teachers and Crisis

    Urban School Reform and Teachers' Work Culture

    By Dennis Carlson

    Advocates of the ‘back-to-basics’ movement argue that a basic skills programme ensures that students are educated to a minimum level of literacy required to enter the labour force. Critics charge that these efforts only increase school bureaucracy and undermine teachers’ autonomy in the classroom.…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Education

  • A Theory of Moral Education

    By Michael Hand

    Children must be taught morality. They must be taught to recognise the authority of moral standards and to understand what makes them authoritative. But there’s a problem: the content and justification of morality are matters of reasonable disagreement among reasonable people. This makes it hard to…

    Paperback – 2017-11-20
    Routledge

  • John Wesley and the Education of Children

    Gender, Class and Piety

    By Linda A. Ryan

    Scholars have historically associated John Wesley’s educational endeavours with the boarding school he established at Kingswood, near Bristol, in 1746. However, his educational endeavours extended well beyond that single institution, even to non-Methodist educational programmes. This book sets out…

    Hardback – 2017-11-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Methodist Studies Series

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