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Author Peshkin, Alan.

Title Permissible advantage? : the moral consequences of elite schooling / Alan Peshkin
Published Mahwah, N.J. : L. Erlbaum Associates, 2001


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Description xiv, 135 pages ; 24 cm
Series Sociocultural, political, and historical studies in education
Sociocultural, political, and historical studies in education.
Contents 1. A Moral Outlook -- 2. Circumstances of Education -- 3. Judgments for Excellence -- 4. The Goodness of Teachers -- 5. The Goodness of Students -- 6. Privilege -- 7. American Values
Summary "This study of Edgewood Academy - a private, elite college preparatory high school - examines what moral choices look like when they are made by the participants in an exceptionally wealthy school, and what the very existence of a privileged school indicates about American society. It extends Alan Peshkin's ongoing exploration of U.S. high schools and their communities, each focused in a different sociocultural setting."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 127-130) and indexes
Notes English
Subject Preparatory schools -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States.
Preparatory schools -- United States -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
LC no. 00037615
ISBN 0805824669 alkaline paper
0805824677 paperback alkaline paper