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Children, Families and Cultural Diversity: Philosophical Perspectives, 2011/12, Semester 2
Mary Chambers
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Arneson, R. 1992  Liberalism, Aldershot, Edward Elgar.

Arneil, B. et al 2006 Sexual justice, cultural justice : critical perspectives in political theory and practice, London, Routledge.

Arneson, R. & Shapiro, I. 1996 Democratic autonomy and religious freedom: a critique of Wisconsin v. Yoder, in R.Arneson & I. Shapiro (Eds) Democracy's place, Ithaca: Cornell University Press.

Barry, B. 2001 Culture and equality : an egalitarian critique of multiculturalism, Cambridge: Polity Press

Baumeister, A. 2000 Liberalism and the 'politics of difference', Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. (esp. Ch 3)

Beck, J. 1999 Should homosexuality be taught as an acceptable lifestyle? A Muslim perspective: a reply to Halstead and Lewicka, Cambridge journal of education., 26, 171-198.

Benhabib, S. 2002 The claims of culture : equality and diversity in the global era, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press

Brighouse, H. 2006 On education, London: Routledge.

Burtonwood, N. 2000 Must liberal support for separate schools be subject to a condition of individual autonomy? British journal of educational studies., 48, 3, 269-284.

Burtonwood, N. 2002 Political philosophy and the lessons for faith-based schools, Educational studies., 28, 3, 239-252.

Burtonwood, N. (2003) Social cohesion, autonomy and the liberal defence of faith schools, Journal of philosophy of education., 37, 3, 415-425.

Burtonwood, N. (2003) Isaiah Berlin, diversity liberalism and education, Educational review, 55, 3, 323-331.

Burtonwood, N. 2006 Cultural diversity, liberal pluralism and schools : Isaiah Berlin and education, London: Routledge.

Burtt, S. 2003 Comprehensive educations and the liberal understanding of autonomy, in: K. McDonough & W. Feinberg (Eds) Education and citizenship in liberal-democratic societies : teaching for cosmopolitan values and collective identities, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Callan, E. & White, J. 2003 Liberalism and communitarianism, in N.Blake et al. (Eds) The Blackwell guide to the philosophy of education, Oxford: Blackwell.

Carens, J.H. 2000 Culture, citizenship, and community : a contextual exploration of justice as evenhandedness, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Casal, P. 2003 Is multiculturalism bad for animals? The journal of political philosophy., 11, 1, 1-22.

Cole, P. 2000 Philosophies of exclusion : liberal political theory and immigration, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

 Cumper, Peter  2006  `”Let’s talk about sex”  Balancing children’s rights and parental responsibilities’ Legal Studies  26/1 pp 88-108

Curren, R. 2006 A companion to the philosophy of education, Oxford: Blackwell (see chapters by Gutmann, Galston, Reich and Dwyer)

De Jong, J. & Snik, G. 2002 Why should states fund denominational schools? Journal of philosophy of education., 36, 4, 573-587.

Department for Education and Skills, 2007 Diversity & citizenship : curriculum review., Nottingham: DfES Publications (available from www.teachernet.gov.uk/publications )

De Ruyter, D. 1999  Christian Schools in a pluralistic society.  Interchange V 30/32 pp. 213- 233

Deveaux, M. 2006 Gender and justice in multicultural liberal states, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Dwyer, J.G. 1998 Religious schools v. children's rights, Cornell University Press.

Dwyer, J.G. 2002 Changing the conversation about children’s education, in Macedo, S. & Tamir, Y. (Eds) 2002 Moral and political education, New York: New York University Press.

Enslin, P. 1997 The family and the private in education for democratic citizenship, in: D. Bridges (Ed) Education, autonomy, and democratic citizenship : philosophy in a changing world, London: Routledge.

Feinberg, W. 1998 Common schools / uncommon identities : national unity and cultural difference : National Unity and Cultural Difference, New Haven: Yale University Press.

Flint, J. 2007 Faith schools, multiculturalism and community cohesion: Muslim and Roman Catholic state schools in England and Scotland, Policy and politics., 35, 2, 251-268.

Galston, W. 1995 Two concepts of liberalism, Ethics, 105, 516-534.

Galston, W. 2002 Liberal pluralism : the implications of value pluralism for political theory and practice.Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Galston, W. 2003 Church, state, and education, in: R. Curren (Ed) A companion to the philosophy of education, Oxford: Blackwell.

Halstead, J. Mark 1995  `Should Schools Reinforce Children's Religious Identity?', Religious Education, 90:3, 360 – 376

Halstead, M.J. 1999 Teaching about homosexuality: a response to Beck, Cambridge journal of education.., 29: 131-136.

Halstead, M.J. 2005 Islam, homophobia and education: a reply to Michael Merry, Journal of Moral Education., 34: 37-42.

Halstead, M.J. & Lewicka, K. 1998 Should homosexuality be taught as an acceptable lifestyle? A Muslim perspective, Cambridge journal of education., 28: 49-64.

Hewer, C. 2001 Schools for Muslims, Oxford Review of Education., 27,4, 515-527.

Isaac, J.C., Filner, M.F., & Bivins, J.C. 1999 American democracy and the New Christian Right, in I.Shapiro & C. Hacker-Cordon (Eds) Democracy's edges, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Jackson, R. 2003 Should the state fund faith based schools? A review of the arguments, British journal of religious education., 25, 2, 89-102.

Kelly, P. (Ed) 2002 Multiculturalism reconsidered : 'Culture and equality' and its critics, Cambridge: Polity.

Kerr, D. 2006 Teaching autonomy: the obligations of liberal education in plural societies, Studies in philosophy and education., 25, 425-456.

Kukathas, C. 2003 The liberal archipelago : a theory of diversity and freedom, Oxford: oxford University Press.

Kymlicka, W. 2001 Politics in the vernacular : nationalism, multiculturalism and citizenship, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Levinson, M. 1999 The demands of liberal education, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Macedo, S. 1995 Liberal civic education and religious fundamentalism: the case of God versus John Rawls? Ethics, 105, 468-496.

Macedo, S. 1995 Multiculturalism for the religious Right? Defending liberal civic education, Journal of philosophy of education., 29, 2, 223-238.

Macedo, S. 2000 Diversity and distrust : civic education in a multicultural democracy, Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press.

Macedo, S. & Tamir, Y. (Eds) 2002 Moral and political education, New York: New York University Press.

McDonough, K. & Feinberg, W. (Eds) 2003 Education and citizenship in liberal-democratic societies : teaching for cosmopolitan values and collective identities, Oxford: Oxford University Press ( esp. chapters by McLaughlin, Burtt, Halstead, Reich, Okin, Macedo).

Margalit, A. & Halbertal, M. 1994 Liberalism and the right to culture, Social research., 61,3, 491-510.

Marples, R. 2005 Against faith schools: a philosophical argument for children’s rights, The international journal of children's spirituality., 10, 2, 133-147.

Mason, A. 1999 Political community, liberal-nationalism, and the ethics of assimilation, Ethics, 109, 261-286.

Merry, M. 2005 Should educators accommodate intolerance? Mark Halstead, homosexuality, and the Islamic case, Journal of Moral Education., 34: 19-36.

Merry, M. 2007 The well-being of children, the limits of paternalism, and the state: can disparate interests be reconciled? Ethics and education, 2, 1, 39-59.

Miller, D. 1995 On nationality, Oxford: Clarendon Press ( Chap 2).

Miller, D. 2000 Citizenship and national identity, Cambridge: Polity Press.

Moti Gokulsing, K. 2006 Without prejudice: an exploration of religious diversity, secularism and citizenship in England (with particular reference to the state funding of Muslim faith schools and multiculturalism), Journal of education policy., 21, 4, 459-470.

Okin, S.M. 1998 Feminism and multiculturalism: some tensions, Ethics, 108, 661-684.

Okin, S. M. 2002 "Mistresses of their own destiny": group rights, gender, and realistic rights of exit, Ethics, 112, 205-230.

Parekh, B. 2000 The future of multi-ethnic Britain, London: Profile Books.

Parekh, B. 2000 Rethinking multiculturalism : cultural diversity and political theory, Cambridge, Mass. Harvard University Press.

Parker-Jenkins, M., Hartas, D., & Irving, B. 2005 In good faith : schools, religion, and public funding, Aldershot: Ashgate.

Peters, S.F. 2003 The Yoder case : religious freedom, education, and parental rights, Lawrence, KS.: University Press of Kansas.

Phillips, A. 2007 Multiculturalism without culture, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

Reich, R. 2002 Bridging liberalism and multiculturalism in American education, Chicago, University of Chicago Press.

Shachar, A. 2000 On citizenship and multicultural vulnerability, Political theory., 28, 1, 64-89.

Shachar, A. 2001 Multicultural jurisdictions : cultural differences and women's rights, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.

Short, G. 2002 Faith-based schools: a threat to social cohesion? Journal of philosophy of education., 36, 4, 559-572.

Spinner, J. 1994 The boundaries of citizenship : race, ethnicity, and nationality in the liberal state, Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press.

Spinner-Halev, J. 2000 Surviving diversity : religion and democratic citizenship, Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press.

Spinner-Halev, J. 2001 Feminism, multiculturalism, oppression, and the state, Ethics, 112, 84-113.

Stolzenberg, N 1993 "He drew a circle and shut me out": assimilation, indoctrination and the paradox of a liberal education, Harvard Law Review., 106, 581-667.

Tomasi, J. 2001 Liberalism beyond justice : citizens, society, and the boundaries of political theory, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

Tomasi, J. 2002 Civic education and ethical subservience: from Mozert to Santa Fe, in: S. Macedo & Y. Tamir (Eds) Moral and political education, New York: New York University Press.

Vojak, C. 2003 Mozert v. Hawkins: A look at self-knowledge and the best interests of the child, Educational theory., 53, 4, 401-419.

Wahlstrom, A. K. 2005 Liberal democracies and encompassing religious communities: a defence of autonomy and accommodation, Journal of social philosophy., 36, 1, 31-48.

Waldron, J. 2000 Cultural identity and civic responsibility, in: W. Kymlicka & W. Norman (Eds) Citizenship in diverse societies, Oxford: Oxford University Press.



This list was last updated on 15/03/2009