Journals Higher Education
Important OUP's Response to COVID-19 Learn more



This item is not yet published, but may be pre-ordered now for delivery when available.

Notify Me When In Stock

Published: 22 July 2021 (Estimated)

224 Pages


ISBN: 9780197568804

Also Available As:


Bookseller Code (AJ)

Liberal States, Authoritarian Families

Childhood and Education in Early Modern Thought

Rita Koganzon

  • Develops a new account of liberal authority by attending to the problem of childhood
  • Brings three central canonical thinkers—Hobbes, Locke, and Rousseau—into extended dialogue with each other and provides new interpretations of their work on education and the family
  • Demonstrates how authority is necessary for liberalism

Also of Interest