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Losing heart the moral and spiritual miseducation of America's children

Shapiro, H. Svi

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  • Creator H. Svi Shapiro
  • Format Books
  • Publication Mahwah, N.J. : L. Erlbaum Associates, 2006.
  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource (247 p.)
  • ISBNs 1283546248, 1282375822, 1135598878, 9786612375828, 9786613858696, 1410617424
  • OCLC ocn476019638

Summary

  • Explores the ideological and attitudinal functions of schools, looking especially at what is called the 'hidden curriculum.' This book offers both an analysis of the role of education in producing and maintaining attitudes and values, and self-oriented culture and a different vision for what our schools should be about.

Notes

  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
  • English

Contents

  • Education or schooling? -- Crisis of meaning -- Human nature, human possibility -- In search of community -- Banality of evil -- For you were strangers in Egpyt -- Educating for peace -- Tikkun olam
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