Beyond Domination (International Library of the Philosophy by Patricia White

By Patricia White

This quantity introduces a brand new notion of political schooling and new roles for headteachers and fogeys within the construction of a extra democratic academic approach. The ebook proposes curtailing the ability of lecturers, together with headteachers, stripping mom and dad in their rights, and making political schooling the keystone of schooling. It considers what sort of academic options will be acceptable to aid circulate a society like our personal in the direction of better democracy, within the gentle of a co-ordinated set of proposals in regards to the democratic association of political decision-making, and the advance of democratic attitudes, particularly fraternity. All this can be underpinned via a thorough research of simple democratic rules and assumptions, and a primary critique of the power-sharing equipment of such modern democratic societies because the united kingdom and united states.

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Some people, it might be argued, are not interested in politics, they simply want to do an honest day’s work. If, however, work-place democracy as an extension of political democracy is a moral matter, then I have suggested the alleged fact of apathy towards politics cannot count as an argument against introducing it. It will rather be a matter of getting people to realize that they have moral duties in an area where perhaps it had not occurred to them that they did (see Chapter one, p. 17f). 34 Beyond Domination: An Essay in the Political Philosophy of Education In any case I am not sure of the truth of the allegation.

This account of work-place democracy can, it seems to me, be dismissed fairly briskly. First, as the sole criterion for the existence of democracy an official opposition is certainly not sufficient and may not be necessary. It is not sufficient, for one can point to historical examples where an official opposition has existed but the political system has not been a democratic one. One example would be the UK before the series of reform acts which extended the suffrage in the nineteenth century.

108–9). Macpherson then outlines three situations in which such a pyramidal councils system will not work, but suggests that, if these situations can be avoided, there is no flaw inherent in the system which should make it fail. If the situation is not an immediately post-revolutionary one, not a deeply class-divided one, and not one in which the mass of the people are apathetic, there is every reason for the pyramidal councils system to work. Macpherson then discusses an approximation to this model since there is no space in it for political parties.

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