Some orders may be delayed by the current Coronavirus lockdown.
Visit our help page for further information.
The Moral University (Hardback)
  • The Moral University (Hardback)
zoom

The Moral University (Hardback)

(author), (author)
£47.95
Hardback 96 Pages / Published: 16/06/2010
  • We can order this

Usually dispatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket
The Moral University examines the ways that universities act morally toward students, faculty, their communities and the nation. It considers the effectiveness of moral reasoning courses in the curriculum and the growth of leadership courses. The book deals with the myriad ways in which universities act positively toward their communities. It also examines the involvement of universities in national projects. Moreover, the Berubes examine how students and faculty are treated, especially in terms of gender bias. The book concludes on a positive note with a model moral university.

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780742561076
Number of pages: 96
Weight: 308 g
Dimensions: 242 x 163 x 13 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
Higher Education is under siege by a number of forces ranging from corporate and military interests to those who want to remove any vestige of democratic values from the academy. The Moral University provides a robust history, set of critical narratives, and engaging arguments against these dangerous postions. It also offers readers one of the best arguments we have as to why matters of ethics, public values, and social responsibility are integral to how we both define the university and create the formative educational culture necessary for any viable notion of democracy. This is a much needed book and should be read by everyone concerned not just with higher education but with democratic values and an aspiring democracy. -- Henry Giroux, Global Television Network Chair Professor, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada
In this short treatise, Maurice and Clair Berube explore the many intertwining strands of moral engagement within the modern American university. By examining the multiple roles higher education has historically played in building a democratic society, the authors illustrate how the American university can be a moral force acting on behalf of students, faculty, and society at large. Presenting morality as an expansive and much-contested term with clear connections to social justice, the authors imply that higher education plays an ongoing role in bringing such justice to society. This book points to an array of areas where faculty, administrators, and students can reinforce higher education's longstanding commitments to both teaching and enacting moral reasoning. * Diversity & Democracy *

You may also be interested in...

The University of Oxford
Added to basket
Research Proposals: A Practical Guide
Added to basket
Success in Groupwork
Added to basket
A Guide to Uni Life
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
The Work-Based Learning Student Handbook
Added to basket
The Certificate in Education and Training
Added to basket
The Word Wasp
Added to basket
£25.00
Paperback
How to Get Into Oxbridge
Added to basket
The Study Skills Book
Added to basket

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.