Compassion and education: cultivating compassionate children, schools and communities

Peterson, A. (2017) Compassion and education: cultivating compassionate children, schools and communities. Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan. ISBN 9781137548375.

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Abstract

This book makes a defence of compassion as an essential and significant quality that should be at the heart of the education of young people. It provides a careful exploration of what compassion means; how it is relevant to the various relationships among students, teachers, and the wider community; and the particular pedagogical processes that can and might develop compassion. Understanding and justifying compassion as a virtue, this book argues that compassion is a virtue central to all human relationships from the familial, to the communal and to the global. It will be of interest to academics, research and students of education.

Item Type: Book
Subjects: L Education
Divisions: Faculty of Education > School of Childhood and Education Sciences
Depositing User: Professor Andrew Peterson
Date Deposited: 07 Feb 2017 16:36
Last Modified: 07 Feb 2017 16:36
URI: https://create.canterbury.ac.uk/id/eprint/15517

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