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Lawrence Kohlbergs Approach to Moral Education F. Clark Power

Lawrence Kohlbergs Approach to Moral Education

F. Clark Power

Published April 8th 1991
ISBN : 9780231059770
Paperback
322 pages
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Lawrence Kohlbergs Approach to Moral Education presents what the late Lawrence Kohlberg regarded as the definitive statement of his educational theory. Addressing the sociology and social psychology of schooling, the authors propose that schoolMoreLawrence Kohlbergs Approach to Moral Education presents what the late Lawrence Kohlberg regarded as the definitive statement of his educational theory. Addressing the sociology and social psychology of schooling, the authors propose that school culture become the center of moral education and research. They discuss how schools can develop as just and cohesive communities by involving students in democracy, and they focus on the moral decisions teachers and students face as they democratically resolve problems. As the authors put it: .,.we propose an educational renewal of our democratic society.... We have attempted to establish schools that do more than just teach about democratic citizenship, that are themselves democratic societies.