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Character Education and the Disappearance of the Political

Suissa, Judith (2015) Character Education and the Disappearance of the Political. Ethics and Education, 10 (1). ISSN 1744-9642. DOI UNSPECIFIED (In Press)

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In this paper I discuss some contemporary proposals for versions of character education in schools with a focus on the way in which they displace the idea of political education and, through their language and approaches, avoid any genuine engagement with the very concept of the political in all but its most superficial sense. In exploring some of the points raised by critics of character education, I defend the need for a more robust and radical conception of the political as a basis for a form of political education

Item Type: Article
Controlled Keywords: character education, political education
Depositing User: Atira Pure
Date Deposited: 18 Dec 2014 14:01
Last Modified: 29 Jan 2015 09:15
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