Education for Public Democracy

Education for Public Democracy

eBook - 1997
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Univ of New York Press
Examines the kinds of school structures and educational practices that nurture the development of young people as public, democratic citizens.

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Sehr (English, Clifton High School) argues that contemporary education's goal of preparing students for future job opportunities precludes its commitment to help students become active participants in a civic life. The author examines the idea of public democratic citizenship, contrasting the views of Locke and the Federalists with Rousseau and Jefferson, and further discusses the implementation of curriculum and pedagogy in two high schools that promote the concept of public democratic citizenship. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, ©1997
ISBN: 9780585055336
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 195 pages)


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