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Education, Justice, and Democracy

Rob Reich and Danielle Allen


Education is a contested topic, and not just politically. For years scholars have approached it from two different points of view: one empirical, focused on explanations for student and school success and failure; and the other philosophical, focused on education's value and purpose within the larger society. Rarely have these separate approaches been brought into the same conversation. This book does just that, offering an intensive discussion by scholars across empirical and philosophical disciplines. The contributors explore how the institutions and practices of education can support democr ... More

Keywords: education, school success, democracy, equal citizenship, egalitarian empowerment, justice, social mobility, good society, institutions of education, practices of education

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780226012629
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: September 2013 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226012933.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Rob Reich, editor

Danielle Allen, editor

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