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Creating CitizensPolitical Education and Liberal Democracy$
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Eamonn Callan

Print publication date: 1997

Print ISBN-13: 9780198292586

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/0198292589.001.0001

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The Great Sphere and Rights

The Great Sphere and Rights

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(p.132) 6 The Great Sphere and Rights
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Creating Citizens
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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0198292589.003.0006

If we agree on the ends of political education, we may yet disagree about what the state may permissibly do to prosecute those ends. Disagreement on the latter is often prompted by considerations of parents’ rights. By according a necessary role to autonomy among the ends of political education, the theory defended in this book conflicts with the educational aspirations, and hence potentially with the rights, of parents who seek to perpetuate a way of life at odds with the demands of autonomy. It is shown that if a liberal political education respects the rights of children, it will at least require a degree of autonomous development necessary to surmount the state of ethical servility.

Keywords:   autonomy, children's rights, parents's rights, political education, servility

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