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Author Peshkin, Alan.

Title Permissible Advantage? : the Moral Consequences of Elite Schooling
Published Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, 2000
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Description 1 online resource (133 pages)
Series Sociocultural, Political and Historical Studies in Education Series
Sociocultural, Political and Historical Studies in Education Series
Contents Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1 A Moral Outlook; Chapter 2 Circumstances of Education; Chapter 3 Judgments for Excellence; Chapter 4 The Goodness of Teachers; Chapter 5 The Goodness of Students; Chapter 6 Privilege; Chapter 7 American Values; References; Author Index; Subject Index
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
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Subject Preparatory schools -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States
Preparatory schools -- United States -- Case studies
Preparatory schools.
United States.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1282374303
141060604X
9781282374300
9781410606044