Moral Education in sub-Saharan Africa: Culture, Economics, by Sharlene Swartz,Monica Taylor

By Sharlene Swartz,Monica Taylor

The time period ‘moral’ has had a chequered heritage in sub-Saharan Africa, more often than not because of the legacy of colonialism and Apartheid (in South Africa). not like ethical schooling as a car of cultural imperialism and social regulate, this quantity indicates ethical schooling to be anxious with either deepest and public morality, with communal and nationwide relationships among people, in addition to among humans and their atmosphere. Drawing on certain views from philosophy, economics, sociology and schooling, it deals the African ethic of Ubuntu/Botho as a believable replacement to Western techniques to morality and indicates how African ethics speaks to political and fiscal existence, together with ethnic clash and HIV/AIDS, and will be an antidote to the present perform of timocracy that values cash over people.


The quantity presents sociological instruments for realizing the lived morality of these marginalised via poverty, and analyses the consequences of tradition, faith and sleek secularisation on ethical schooling. With contributions from fourteen African students, this publication demanding situations dominant frameworks, and starts off conversations for mutual profit around the North-South divide. It has international implications, not only, yet specially, the place ethical schooling is undertaken in pluralist contexts and within the presence of financial disparity.


This publication used to be released as a distinct factor of the Journal of ethical Education.

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