• Thomas Misco


All decisions that inform global citizenship and education are saturated with morality. Therefore, this chapter addresses the role of epistemology, social justice, intercultural relations, moral autonomy, and the perennial tensions of universality and cultural context. Of chief consideration for future educational initiatives is the importance of student engagement in diverse dialogue, exploring the ongoing dialectic of unity and diversity, developing a commitment to fallibility, attending to controversial issues throughout the macrocurriculum, and disrupting normativity through reflective morality. When operationalized in this way, morality within education changes from saccharine, banal, hortatory, and moribund to meaningful, relevant, applied, pragmatic, controversial, and justice-oriented.


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  1. 1.College of Education, Health, and SocietyMiami UniversityOxfordUSA

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