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ERIC Number: EJ290070
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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Paternalism and the Justification of Compulsory Education.
Hobson, Peter
Australian Journal of Education, v27 n2 p137-50 Aug 1983
Philosophical justifications for compulsory education derived from arguments for the welfare of the child, or paternalism, are examined. Dangers of paternalism are outlined, and two necessary and sufficient conditions for justified paternalistic policy up to a certain educational level are proposed and discussed. (MSE)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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