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Human Rights in Education


reviewed by Vincent Crockenberg 1985

coverTitle: Human Rights in Education
Author(s): Donald Vandenberg
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
ISBN: 0802224318, Pages: , Year:
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Since World War II, advanced industrial society has been the setting for the development of a pervasive “technological consciousness,” a belief that all human social problems, including those of schooling, can be solved by scientific-technical means. What threatens to get lost in that development is the commitment to the principle of human dignity. This is the starting point of Vandenberg’s book. In what follows he argues for an educational program founded on a reaffirmation of the principle of human dignity and conducted with a proper regard for the basic human rights of liberty, equality, and fraternity. And he makes his case clearly and convincingly. Human Rights in Education is a worthy addition to the literature in educational theory. More, it is a good, useful book for classroom teachers and those intending to become teachers, for in it Vandenberg has ably succeeded in showing what these basic human ideals entail in the... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 86 Number 3, 1985, p. 493-495
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 959, Date Accessed: 10/23/2017 9:38:55 AM

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