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Author Gereluk, Dianne
Title Education and Community
Imprint London : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2008
©2006
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Introduction -- CHAPTER 1 The Promise and Paradox of Community -- Life in an ethnic community -- From ethnic community to bilingual primary teacher -- A return to theory -- Concepts of 'community' -- On the school treadmill: what do we need to be doing now?! -- PART I: Community and Education -- CHAPTER 2 Community Directives for Schooling -- Aims and objectives -- Schools and communities -- Community schools -- Communities of interest -- Community in the curriculum -- Norms and practices in the schools -- Conclusion -- CHAPTER 3 Tensions Inherent in Community -- Internal norms and practices -- Exclusivity and community -- Dominant community practices toward non-members -- Should we dismiss the notion of 'community'? -- Can a normative theory mitigate tensions found in promoting community? -- CHAPTER 4 Valuing Community -- Purported benefits of belonging to a community -- The need for communities -- PART II: Developing a Liberal Conception of Community -- CHAPTER 5 A Liberal Conception of Community -- Principles of liberty and equality -- A fair system of social cooperation -- Burdens of Judgement -- Reasonable pluralism -- Liberal communities and the limits within reasonable pluralism -- CHAPTER 6 Permissible Communities in Liberal Education -- The Anglo-European School -- Muslim faith communities and liberal education -- Bethany Baptist Academy -- Conclusion -- CHAPTER 7 Liberal Communities in Schools -- A capacity for a conception of the good -- A capacity for a sense of justice and a well-ordered society -- Conclusion -- PART III: Community, Schools and Society -- CHAPTER 8 Communities and Society -- From feudal to modern society: the changing dynamics of community -- Social conditions and communities in contemporary society -- Opportunities for liberal communities -- Communities, schools and society
CHAPTER 9 Communties in a Changing Education Environment -- Challenges -- Reconciling tensions of educational inequalities between school communities -- Liberal communities and contemporary school conditions -- CHAPTER 10 Envisaging Liberal Communities -- Liberal communities -- Future considerations -- Schools of inspiration -- Conclusion -- References -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y
Notions of "community" are found in almost every educational context from primary schools to HE institutions. Given the polemic nature of promoting community in schools and society today, this fascinating book uses an interdisciplinary approach of political philosophy and sociology to develop theoretical principles for the promotion of communities, and subsequently applies them to the realities of schools and society. This book is fully international, drawing on examples and references from the UK, US and Canada
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Gereluk, Dianne Education and Community London : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc,c2008 9781847060396
Subject Community and school.;Community education
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