Bringing in a New Era in Character Education
Bringing in a New Era in Character Education

Bringing in a New Era in Character Education

Edited by William Damon

EDUCATION

194 Pages, 6 x 9

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Paperback, $15.00 (US $15.00) (CA $17.00)

Publication Date: March 2002

ISBN 9780817929626

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Overview

The authors provide a unique perspective on what is needed to make character education an effective, lasting part of our educational agenda. Each chapter points out the directions that character education must take today and offers strategies essential for making progress in the field.

Author Biography

William Damon is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, the director of the Stanford Center on Adolescence, and a professor of education at Stanford University. Damon's current research explores how young people develop character and a sense of moral purpose in work, family, and community relationships. He also examines how young people can approach careers with an emphasis on creative innovation, excellence, and social responsibility.