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Rights and Realities

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ISBN13: 9781855219366
ISBN: 1855219360
Published: May 1997
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



This work aims to clarify the objectives and effects of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms on education. It does this by highlighting the constitutional changes which occurred with the entrenchment of the Charter.;Discussion focuses on historical grounding, the impact of the constitution on education, and the main aspects of the Charter itself. The author explores the idea that education is political rather than judicial.

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Contents:
Part 1 The enactment of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Part 2 New directions in education.
Part 3 Fundamental freedoms.
Part 4 Legal rights.
Part 5 Equality rights.
Part 6 Minority language and educational rights.
Part 7 Rights and privileges to denominational, separate and dissentient schools.
Part 8 Multiculturalism and the rights of aboriginal peoples. Conclusion - The politicization of the courts. Appendices: The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms; the Canadian Bill of Rights; Charter related change.