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ERIC Number: EJ847458
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jun
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 52
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0196-5042
Liberalism: Notes on a Concept for Educators and Educational Researchers
Cooley, Aaron
Educational Research Quarterly, v32 n4 p3-16 Jun 2009
This paper investigates the history and concept of liberalism from its first uses to its most modern incarnations. The paper aims to serve as a primer for educators and educational researchers to better understand liberalism and its place as a foundational and controversial discourse in politics, social science, and education. Through reference to diverse sources, the essay inquires into the origins, nature, and usage of the term in multiple contexts. The paper concludes by speculating on the future use and applicability of this term.
Behavioral Research Press. Grambling State University, Math Department, P.O. Box 1191, Grambling, LA 71245. Tel: 318-274-2425; Web site: http://www.gram.edu/education/erq/
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Researchers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A