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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 )

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.



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