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Why sociologists of education are moral (personally) but don’t write about morality (professionally): a cultural sociology of education
Titolo Rivista: SOCIOLOGIA E POLITICHE SOCIALI 
Autori/Curatori: Jeffrey Guhin 
Anno di pubblicazione:  2016 Fascicolo: Lingua: Inglese 
Numero pagine:  18 P. 34-51 Dimensione file:  222 KB
DOI:  10.3280/SP2016-002003
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The author argues that North American sociologists of education have generally been motivated by a «consequentialist» morality that focuses on individual achievement measured in the aggregate rather than a teleological morality focused on communal achievement measured in the virtue of the individual. As such, the subdiscipline has generally avoided discussion of morality in schools except inasmuch as it can be used to explain stratification. The author provides data from two prominent moral education movements and suggests a reading of contemporary moral philosophy and Durkheim’s Moral Education to develop a «cultural sociology of education».


Keywords: Sociology of Education; Culture; Morality; Inequality; Virtue Ethics.

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Jeffrey Guhin, in "SOCIOLOGIA E POLITICHE SOCIALI" 2/2016, pp. 34-51, DOI:10.3280/SP2016-002003

   

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