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Liberal education and social work

Gordon James Aldridge

Liberal education and social work

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Published by Published for the Institute of Higher Education by Teachers College Press in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education, Humanistic.,
  • Social work education.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 91-96.

    Statement[by] Gordon J. Aldridge [and] Earl J. McGrath.
    SeriesPublications of the Institute of Higher Education
    ContributionsMcGrath, Earl James, 1902- joint author., Columbia University. Teachers College. Institute of Higher Education.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLC1011 .A53
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 102 p.
    Number of Pages102
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5949509M
    LC Control Number65021932
    OCLC/WorldCa189647

    Her work cuts across philosophy of education and culture, social epistemology, postcolonial studies and literature. She has offered courses in liberal arts as a visiting faculty in Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Bengaluru and has previously taught as a senior faculty member in the English Department, Mount Carmel College. Provides a brief sketch of liberalism, explaining the key commitments to individualism, rights, and autonomy. It explains how political philosophy should be applied to education policy, and offers a brief account of the place of the family in liberal justice.


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