Lawrence Kohlberg's Approach to Moral Education by F. Clark Power

Lawrence Kohlberg's Approach to Moral Education

byF. Clark Power, Ann Higgins, Lawrence Kohlberg

Paperback | April 8, 1991

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Lawrence Kohlberg's 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 moraleducation 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."

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Title:Lawrence Kohlberg's Approach to Moral EducationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:322 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:April 8, 1991Publisher:Columbia University Press

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ISBN - 10:0231059779

ISBN - 13:9780231059770

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PrefaceAcknowledgementsIntroductionFrom Moral Discussion to Democratic Governance, with Joseph ReimerThe Just Community Approach: Democracy in a Communitarian Mode, with Joseph ReimerA Week in the Life of Cluster, with Joseph ReimerAssessing the Moral Culture of SchoolsThe Development of Cluster's Moral Culture, with Marvin BerkowitzThe Scarsdale Alternative High School, with Judy CoddingS.W.S.: A Second Perspective on Democratic SchoolingComparing Moral Cultures: Results and Case StudiesIndividual Moral Development as an Outcome of Democratic Schooling, with Marvin BerkowitzThe Just Community Approach in ProspectReferencesIndex