Includes bibliographical references (p. 133-137) and index.
Character education : an introduction. Historical background ; Current trends -- John Dewey. Human nature ; Morality & growth ; Growth & education ; Character training -- Alasdair MacIntyre. MacIntyre's intellectual framework ; Practices and traditions ; Educating for good character -- A new vision in character education. School philosophy & mission statements ; Respect & love of learning ; Character education : single-sex or coeducational? ; Creating a tradition of virtue ; School and family : creating a community of shared values.