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Social contract theoretical perspectives

Post by Emms06 » Fri Feb 19, 2021 9:29 am

Hi
I need help with a question on childcare theorists. This is the question:

For each theoretical perspective:
a) identify a relevant theorist
b) provide a summary of their theory
c) Provide an explanation of how this theory or perspective will inform an educator’s pedagogical practice in relation to teaching, learning and assessment.

The theoretical perspectives are
*developmental
*socio-cultural
*behaviourist
*critical
*post structuralist
*social-contract

The main one I am struggling with is the social contract theoretical perspectives. Who does this link to???
Please help ASAP
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Re: Social contract theoretical perspectives

Post by Lorina » Sat Feb 20, 2021 5:07 am

In regards to the social contract theory, this will help:

Social Contract Theories

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Re: Social contract theoretical perspectives

Post by Lorina » Sat Feb 20, 2021 5:09 am

If you need help with others, let me know...

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Re: Social contract theoretical perspectives

Post by Emms06 » Sat Feb 20, 2021 9:37 am

Hi Lorina

Thankyou for your prompt reply.
So I know what the theory of social contract is but how does this theory or perspective (described below) inform an educator’s pedagogical practice in relation to teaching, learning and assessment????


Hobbes proposed that the state of nature, (the condition of having no government), would in effect be the war of all against all. People would all be fighting amongst each other for scarce resources. "The life of man," Hobbes said, would be "solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short."
Hobbes theory outlined that "people in the state of nature could not even correctly appeal to any sort of higher justice (government) as there would be no justice at all. Because without law (and an institution to enforce the law such as police) there would be no such thing as justice." For example, a mother could murder her child and that would be perfectly just because there would be no law forbidding such a thing. If there is no actual law against murder, then murder is not unjust.

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Re: Social contract theoretical perspectives

Post by Lorina » Sat Feb 20, 2021 1:57 pm

I think this is what they are referring too... check links above...

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