Search for dissertations about: "autonomy-promotion"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the word autonomy-promotion.

  1. 1. Pluralism and unity in education : on education for democratic citizenship and personal autonomy in a pluralist society

    Author : Joachim Rosenquist; Tomas Englund; Klas Roth; Walter Feinberg; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; pluralism; democratic education; citizenship education; children s rights; autonomy-promotion; school choice; deliberative democracy; political philosophy; educational philosophy; Pedagogik; Education;

    Abstract : The overarching theme of this thesis concerns the possibility of balancing the values of unity and pluralism in education in developed nation states characterized by an increasing pluralism when it comes to the beliefs and values of its citizens. The author suggests that democracy has a normative basis in the principle of reciprocity which can be supported in an overlapping consensus by reasonable persons who differ in their moral, religious and philosophical beliefs. READ MORE