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ERIC Number: EJ650765
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
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Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0024-1822
The Educated Student: Global Citizen or Global Consumer?
Barber, Benjamin R.
Liberal Education, v88 n2 p22-28 Spr 2002
Asserts that the interdependence that characterizes the contemporary world is undermined by the commercialization and privatization pervading U.S. society with consumerist pressures reaching even into school programs, but that terrorism has dramatically underlined global interdependence and public responsibilities. Explores what makes an adequate civic education in this environment. (EV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Commercialism; Globalization
Note: Theme issue titled "Annual Meeting: Changing Stude