5 found
  1.  2
    Citizenship Under Fire: Democratic Education in Times of Conflict.Sigal R. Ben-Porath - 2009 - Princeton University Press.
    Citizenship under Fire examines the relationship among civic education, the culture of war, and the quest for peace. Drawing on examples from Israel and the United States, Sigal Ben-Porath seeks to understand how ideas about citizenship change when a country is at war, and what educators can do to prevent some of the most harmful of these changes.Perhaps the most worrisome one, Ben-Porath contends, is a growing emphasis in schools and elsewhere on social conformity, on tendentious teaching of history, and (...)
    Direct download  
    Export citation  
    Bookmark   6 citations  
  2.  36
    School choice as a bounded ideal.Sigal R. Ben-Porath - 2009 - Journal of Philosophy of Education 43 (4):527-544.
    School choice is most often viewed through the lens of provision: most of the debate on the issue searches for desirable ways to offer vouchers, scholarships or other tools that provides choice as a way to achieve equality and/or freedom. This paper focuses on the consumer side of school choice, and utilises behavioural economics as well as ethnographic and network studies to consider ways to structure choice which respond to actual cognitive and social processes of choice. These empirical studies give (...)
    Direct download (3 more)  
    Export citation  
    Bookmark   3 citations  
  3. Radicalizing Democratic Education: Unity and Dissent in Wartime.Sigal R. Ben-Porath - 2003 - Philosophy of Education 59:245-253.
    No categories
    Direct download (2 more)  
    Export citation  
  4.  27
    Response to Review of Citizenship under Fire.Sigal R. Ben-Porath - 2008 - Studies in Philosophy and Education 28 (2):185-187.
  5.  9
    Against the Law: On the Government Regulation of Intimate Life.Sigal R. Ben-Porath - 2004 - Constellations 11 (4):575-590.