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Education, Economy and Society

Rethinking Education for Social Cohesion

International Case Studies

Editors: Shuayb, M. (Ed.)

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This book addresses current debates in the field of social cohesion. It examines the ethics and policy making of social cohesion and explores various means for promoting social cohesion including history education, citizenship education, language, human rights based teacher training and school partnerships.

About the authors

MOUNIR ABOU ASSALI Lead Consultant for Coordination of the Education Sector at UNESCO Iraq Office, Iraq BASSEL AKAR Assistant Professor at Notre Dame University, France ALEXANDRA ASSEILY Governor and Founder of the Centre for Lebanese Studies, University of Oxford, UK TONY BRESLIN Chief Executive at the Citizenship Foundation, UK MARK FARHA Visiting Assistant Professor at Georgetown's School of Foreign Service, Qatar NEMER FRAYHA Curriculum Advisor at the Ministry of Education in the Sultanate of Oman, Oman ROCIO GARICA CARRION Researcher for the INCLUD-ED Project, at CREA-University of Barcelona, Spain LEE JEROME Principal Lecturer in Education, London Metropolitan University, UK DINA KIWAN Senior Lecturer in Citizenship Education, Co-Director of the International Centre for Education for Democratic Citizenship, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK ANDREW MCCALLUM Senior Lecturer in Education at London Metropolitan University, UK TATIANA MINKINA-MILKO Deputy Head of the History Education Division in the Education Directorate of the Council of Europe, France RICHARD PRING Former Director of the Department of Education, University of Oxford, UK HUGH STARKEY Reader of Education at the Institute of Education, University of London, UK

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Shuayb, Maha

    Pages 1-7

  • From Social Cohesion to Social Justice and Care in Education: Revisiting the Theory and Practice

    Shuayb, Maha

    Pages 11-36

  • Education, Social Cohesion and Human Rights

    Starkey, Hugh

    Pages 37-49

  • Multicultural Citizenship and Social Cohesion: Reflecting on the Case Study of England

    Kiwan, Dina

    Pages 50-63

  • The Historical Legacy and Political Implications of State and Sectarian Schools in Lebanon

    Farha, Mark

    Pages 64-85

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Rethinking Education for Social Cohesion
Book Subtitle
International Case Studies
Editors
  • M. Shuayb
Series Title
Education, Economy and Society
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-28390-0
DOI
10.1057/9781137283900
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-30026-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-33602-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 254
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