By Peter Jarvis
Discussing such subject matters as democracy and citizenship, this ebook is the 1st systematic try to examine grownup schooling from a political viewpoint.
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This does not imply that the state need necessarily be democratic. On the contrary, it may need to be authoritarian on occasions in order to ensure that those rights are protected. Gray (1986:76–7) points out that the weakness of the minimum state theory is that the only way that it can raise the revenue to exercise its functions is through coercive taxation, which is contrary to the basic tenets of liberal minimum state. It will be recalled, however, that this was the fifth trait of the state specified in the earlier discussion and, indeed, it is possible to raise some taxation with the agreement of the people so that Gray’s claim may be a little too sweeping.
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Adult Education and the State by Peter Jarvis