Higher education for citizens of caring democracies

J.C. Tronto

Abstract


Educational development has gained legitimacy as a field of inquiry.  Larger structural questions about the place of universities within democracies, however, should be a basic concern of educational developers.  This paper poses the question, “which side are you on?” It argues that developers can either acquiesce to the conditions of universities in a neoliberal setting or can resist by thinking about universities as a critical tool in the development of caring democracies.


Keywords


Educational development; neoliberalism; caring democracy; ethic of care; GI Bill of Rights

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