The Conservative Case For Education
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📒The Conservative Case For Education ✍ Nicholas Tate
✏The Conservative Case for Education Book Summary : The Conservative Case for Education argues that educational thinking in English-speaking countries over the last fifty years has been massively influenced by a dominant liberal ideology based on unchallenged assumptions. Conservative voices pushing against the current of this ideology have been few, but powerful and drawn from across the political spectrum. The book shows how these twentieth-century voices remain highly relevant today, using them to make a conservative case for education. Written by a former government adviser and head teacher, the book focuses on four of the most powerful of these conservative voices: the poet and social critic T. S. Eliot, the philosopher Michael Oakeshott, the political thinker Hannah Arendt and the educationist E D Hirsch. In the case of each thinker, the book shows how their ideas throw fresh light on contemporary educational issues. These issues range widely across current educational practice and include: creativity, cultural literacy, mindfulness, the place of religion in schools, education for citizenship, the teaching of history and Classics, the authority of the teacher, the arguments for and against a national curriculum, the educational response to cultural diversity, and more. A concluding chapter sums up the conservative case for education in a set of Principles that would be acceptable to many from the Left, as well as the Right of the political spectrum. The book should be of particular interest to educators and educational policy makers at a time when 'conservative' governments are in power in the UK and the USA, as well as to researchers, academics and postgraduate students engaged in the study of educational policy, or those studying educational issues from an ethical, philosophical and cultural standpoint.
📒The Conservative Case For Trump ✍ Phyllis Schlafly
✏The Conservative Case for Trump Book Summary : A book to challenge the status quo, spark a debate, and get people talking about the issues and questions we face as a country!
📒The Liberal Case Against Abortion ✍ Vasu Murti
✏The Liberal Case Against Abortion Book Summary : "Murti attempts to explore, without religion, one of the most contentious issues of our day: the question of abortion. For as much as the atomic bomb forever altered questions about war and peace, so has abortion forever altered the meaning of human life and our responsibility to it. By creatively and passionately using the universal question of the rights of animals, Murti analyzes the rights of the unborn. The power of his persuasion is not based on one or more bodies of religious thought, but on sentient beings' natural tendency to protect one another." - From the Forword by Carol Crossed, President, Democrats for Life of America Activist Vasu Murti, a card-carrying member of the People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), presents a formidable case against abortion, using reasoning and arguments based upon liberal philosophy.
📒Doing Liberal Arts Education ✍ Mikiko Nishimura
✏Doing Liberal Arts Education Book Summary : This book examines and shares concrete and specific strategies and policies for doing liberal arts education in a wide range of contexts. It deepens readers’ understanding of the processes of adopting interdisciplinary and cross-cultural approaches to the development and teaching of liberal arts courses, integrating diversity and inclusion in policies and practices of liberal arts education, and institutionalizing evidence-based policy making. Moreover, it provides educators and policymakers with practical guidelines on how to incorporate core values of liberal arts education.
📒The Conservative Case For Class Actions ✍ Brian T. Fitzpatrick
✏The Conservative Case for Class Actions Book Summary : Since the 1960s, the class action lawsuit has been a powerful tool for holding businesses accountable. Yet years of attacks by corporate America and unfavorable rulings by the Supreme Court have left its future uncertain. In this book, Brian T. Fitzpatrick makes the case for the importance of class action litigation from a surprising political perspective: an unabashedly conservative point of view. Conservatives have opposed class actions in recent years, but Fitzpatrick argues that they should see such litigation not as a danger to the economy, but as a form of private enforcement of the law. He starts from the premise that all of us, conservatives and libertarians included, believe that markets need at least some rules to thrive, from laws that enforce contracts to laws that prevent companies from committing fraud. He also reminds us that conservatives consider the private sector to be superior to the government in most areas. And the relatively little-discussed intersection of those two beliefs is where the benefits of class action lawsuits become clear: when corporations commit misdeeds, class action lawsuits enlist the private sector to intervene, resulting in a smaller role for the government, lower taxes, and, ultimately, more effective solutions. Offering a novel argument that will surprise partisans on all sides, The Conservative Case for Class Actions is sure to breathe new life into this long-running debate.
📒The Liberal Arts And Management Education ✍ Howard Thomas
✏The Liberal Arts and Management Education Book Summary : Advocates for integrating liberal arts with management in a new undergraduate curriculum blending technical and analytic acumen with creativity, critical thinking, and ethical intelligence.
📒Teaching And The Case Method ✍ Louis B. Barnes
✏Teaching and the Case Method Book Summary : This third edition of Teaching and the Case Method is a further response to increased national and international interest in teaching, teachers, and learning, as well as the pressing need to enhance instructional effectiveness in the widest possible variety of settings. Like its predecessors, this edition celebrates the joys of teaching and learning at their best and emphasizes the reciprocal exchange of wisdom that teachers and students can experience. It is based on the belief that teaching is not purely a matter of inborn talent. On the contrary, the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that make for excellence in teaching can be analyzed, abstracted, and learned. One key premise of Teaching and the Case Method is that all teaching and learning involve a core of universally applicable principles that can be discerned and absorbed through the study and discussion of cases.
📒The Labour Movement In Britain From Thatcher To Blair ✍ Keith Barlow
✏The Labour Movement in Britain from Thatcher to Blair Book Summary : British economic and industrial policy since 1979 is examined using a wide range of sources. Was this really -new-, revival of earlier approaches or a rigorous extension of the IMF-imposed policies on the 1974-79 Labour Government? The question is asked: Was the creation of a large pool of unemployed labour necessary for reshaping the economy or was the aim to secure fundamental changes in the relations between capital and organised labour? Due to setbacks suffered by trade unions in the 1980s with factory closures and major job losses, the author questions Labour's motives in softening any meaningful opposition to the Conservatives, supporting ERM in 1990, reducing the role of trade unions in the Party itself and retaining key policies of the Thatcher era especially its trade union laws."
📒The Liberal Arts Tradition ✍ Bruce A. Kimball
✏The Liberal Arts Tradition Book Summary : Ranging from Plato in antiquity to Martha Nussbaum in the present era, the authors of the seventy readings included in The Liberal Arts Tradition present significant and exemplary views addressing liberal arts education over the course of its history, particularly in the United States. Most of the documents are newly translated or no longer available in print. Arranged chronologically, each selection is accompanied by an informative introduction and extensive explanatory notes discussing its place within the liberal arts tradition. Based upon the author's twenty-five years of experience leading seminars concerning the history of liberal education, this collection presents a uniquely comprehensive and salient set of documents, while incorporating the neglected portrayal and discussion of women within the history of the liberal arts.
📒The Case For Conservatism ✍ Francis Graham Wilson
✏The Case for Conservatism Book Summary : Originally published: University of Washington Press, 1951. This ed. previously published in hardcover: c1990.