Theses Bachelor's

Democratic Equality and Public Education

Robb, Marilyn

This project seeks to address the way in which democratic citizens are equal, and the kind
of equality of opportunity that follows from this notion of equality. I will then apply this
theoretical discussion to public education, a fundamental component of any notion of equality of
opportunity. I am asserting principles that may inform questions of equality in any democracy, but I am giving specific content to the way these ideals have been articulated in one particular democracy. Because I ultimately want to make sense of the best realization of these ideals in the American educational system, I will explore these with reference to American political morality.


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B.A., Columbia University
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May 19, 2014