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Durham University

School of Education

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Publication details for Dr Andrew Davis

A.J. Davis (2001). Do Children Have Privacy Rights in the Classroom? Studies in Philosophy and Education 20(3): 245-254.

Author(s) from Durham

Abstract

Argues that, while students should have the right to privacy in the classroom, there are instances when that right must be waived. Contends, however, that learners cannot acquire a proper understanding of factual material, or the justification for believing it, without being granted a degree of privacy during the learning process. (Contains 10 references.) (NB)