Reviews: Controversial issues (Course content)

3 reviews found for "Controversial issues (Course content)"
Book review : Educating against extremism
This is a book review of Educating against extremism by Lynn Davies, published by Trentham Books in 2008, ISBN 9781858564265. It has been reviewed by Malcolm Barry of the Learning from Experience Trust on behalf of ESCalate. Davies has a track record in studies of inter-cultural and conflictual education: here she brings her experience together with writings on the subject and its associated literature. Extremism, as Davies defines it, is not...
Book review : The Al-Hamlet summit
This is a book review of The Al-Hamlet summit by Sulayman Al-Bassam and Graham Holderness, published by the University of Hertfordshire in 2006, ISBN 9781902806624. It was reviewed by Malcolm Barry of the Learning from Experience Trust on behalf of ESCalate. Here we have a sort of neo-Islamic Hamlet, fit for the modern age, complete with an introduction by Graham Holderness. The new element in Al-Bassam’s trope on the original is fundamentalism...
Book review : The challenge of teaching controversial issues
This is a book review of The challenge of teaching controversial issues edited Hilary Claire and Cathie Holden, published by Trentham Books in 2007, ISBN 9781858564159. It was reviewed by Daniel Kirk of the American University of Sharjah - United Arab Emirates, on behalf of ESCalate. The book states it is for teachers and coordinators of Citizenship, English, PSHE, drama and humanities. It is divided into three distinct parts (Overview and policy...