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J.C. Blokhuis

Associate Professor, Social Development Studies

Jason Blokhuis

EDUCATION      

Ph.D., University of Rochester, Educational Thought and Policy

J.D., University of Ottawa, Faculty of Common Law

M.S. Ed., Niagara University, Intermediate and Secondary Education

B.A. (Hons.), University of Ottawa, History/International and Comparative Politics

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Comparative law, public educational authority; children’s rights; private and public school law; public education policy; custodial authority; the aims of education in liberal democratic societies

CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECT

RECENT AWARDS AND HONOURS

Kluge Fellowship, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. (2013)

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Textbooks

cover imageAs Coordinating Author

Imber, M., van Geel, T. Blokhuis, J.C. & Feldman, J. (2014). Education Law, 5e. New York: Routledge. 


cover photoAs Co-Author

Imber, M., van Geel, T., Blokhuis, J.C. & Feldman, J. (2014). A Teacher’s Guide to Education Law, 5e. New York: Routledge 


Academic Journal Articles

Blokhuis, J.C. (2015).  “Student Rights and the Special Characteristics of the School Environment in American Jurisprudence,” Journal of Philosophy of Education 49 (1), 65-85.

Curren, R. & Blokhuis, J.C. (2011). “The Prima Facie Case against Homeschooling,” Public Affairs Quarterly 25(1), 1-19.

Blokhuis, J.C. (2010). “Whose Custody Is It, Anyway? ‘Homeschooling’ from a Parens Patriae  Perspective,” Theory and Research in Education 8(2), 199-222.

Blokhuis, J.C. (2008). “Channel One: When Private Interests and the Public Interest Collide,” American Educational Research Journal 45(2), 343-363.

Research Review Essays

Blokhuis, J.C. (2014). "Taking Rights Seriously? On Realizing Educational Rights, by Anne Newman," and "The Special Characteristics of Schools as Ethical Environments: On Understanding Student Rights, by Bryan R Warnick," Educational Theory 64 (6), 649-660.

Blokhuis, J.C. & Williams, M. (2013). “A Most Unusual Review for a Most Unusual Book: Disrupting the School-to-Prison Pipeline,Theory and Research in Education 11 (3): 311-316.

Blokhuis, J.C. (2010). “Write These Laws on Your Children by Robert Kunzman,” Theory and Research in Education 8(3), 322-326.

Blokhuis, J.C. (2008). “Faith in Schools? Autonomy, Citizenship and Religious Education in the Liberal State by Ian MacMullen,” Theory and Research in Education 6(3), 365-73.

COURSES AT RENISON

SDS 131R: Social Ideas, Social Policy, and Political Practice

SDS 210R: Children’s Rights in Canada

SDS 215R: Education and Social Development from a Global Perspective

SDS 431R: Radical Ideology and Social Policy

SDS 405R: Cosmopolitanism

Affiliation: 
University of Waterloo

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