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Baptiste, Ian E. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2008
In a bid to curb violence incurred via the abuse of teacher authority, some educators appear to denounce all forms of imposition. The author of this paper refers to this aversion to imposition and the romantic practices it promotes as "educational niceness". This essay is written to furnish a theoretical justification for educational imposition.…
Descriptors: Teacher Role, Power Structure, Role of Education, Foreign Policy