Compassion and education: cultivating compassionate children, schools and communities
Peterson, A. 2017. Compassion and education: cultivating compassionate children, schools and communities. Basingstoke Palgrave Macmillan.
This book makes a defence of compassion as an essential and significant quality that should be at the heart of the education of young people. It provides a careful exploration of what compassion means; how it is relevant to the various relationships among students, teachers, and the wider community; and the particular pedagogical processes that can and might develop compassion. Understanding and justifying compassion as a virtue, this book argues that compassion is a virtue central to all human relationships from the familial, to the communal and to the global. It will be of interest to academics, research and students of education.
|01 Jan 2017|
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|Deposited||07 Feb 2017|
|Place of publication||Basingstoke|
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