The Challenge of Pluralism: Education, Politics and Values

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The Challenge of Pluralism examines the problematic issues of the role of moral education in a pluralistic society. The book takes an interdisciplinary focus and contributors include experts in such fields as psychology, educational policy studies, political history, the history of education, curriculum studies, philosophy of education, theology and gender studies. The essays delve into the myriad reasons for the moral education controversy and examine how the contemporary debate over the place of moral education in a pluralistic society takes place within the larger context of the current arguments over the quality of American education. In addition to a historical examination of the value-pluralism issue, the volume offers critiques of specific educational regimens as they address the problem of moral education.