The Success Ethic, Education, and the American Dream (Suny Series, Education and Culture : Critical Factors in the Formation of Character and Community in American Life)

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Explores, interprets, and critically analyzes various success ethics that have shaped American culture and education. It also formulates new forms of the success ethic in order to uncover overlooked models and to overcome the shortcomings of previous genres.

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This book analyzes, interprets, and critically valuates various success ethics and their impact on American culture and education.

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Joseph L. DeVitis is Professor of Education and Human Development at the State University of New York at Binghamton. He is the author of Theories of Moral Development; Helping and Intervention; and Competition in Education (with John Martin Rich); and editor of Women, Culture and Morality; Building Bridges for Educational Reform: New Approaches to Teacher Education (with Peter A. Sola); and School Reform in the Deep South: A Critical Appraisal (with David J. Vold).

John Martin Rich is Professor of Cultural Foundations of Education at the University of Texas at Austin. He is the editor of Readings in Philosophy of Education; Conflict and Decision: Analyzing Educational Issues; and Innovations in Education: Reformers and Their Critics and is the author of Education and Human Values; Humanistic Foundations of Education; Challenge and Response: Education in American Culture; New Directions in Educational Policy; Discipline and Authority in School and Family; Professional Ethics in Education; Innovative School Discipline; and Foundations of Education.

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