Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 June 2006

224 Pages

ISBN: 9780199268948

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Justice and Legitimacy in Upbringing

Matthew Clayton

  • One of the very few book-length treatments of the application of contemporary political and moral theory to issues of upbringing and education
  • Engages with Rawls and Dworkin, two of the most prominent liberal political thinkers of modern times
  • Provides answers to some of the key issues on upbringing, such as the extent to which parents are morally permitted to shape the beliefs of their children, and the age at which children should acquire adult rights

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