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Reasons, Values and Community in Moral Education
British Journal of Educational Studies
Vol. 46, No. 3 (Sep., 1998), pp. 278-288
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3122084
Page Count: 11
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This paper argues that young people are unlikely to integrate themselves positively into adult life - to adopt its values, responsibilities and opportunities - unless that life is made more morally acceptable in their terms. Central to this process of community building and reconciliation with the young is the condition of solidarity which both results from and results in common values and a shared conception of the good life.
British Journal of Educational Studies © 1998 Taylor & Francis, Ltd.