ERIC Number: EJ954463
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Reference Count: 47
Unburying Patriotism: Critical Lessons in Civics and Leadership Ten Years Later
Osanloo, Azadeh F.
High School Journal, v95 n1 p56-71 Fall 2011
This manuscript provides a historical and pedagogical framework for American educational and sociopolitical responses after national tragedies (e.g., Pearl Harbor, 9/11). Moreover, this research explores the overt xenophobic and ethnocentric tendencies (exacerbated by media forums) after these events, which triggered resurgence in a sort of "trauma-based patriotism" or jingoism. Lastly, the research puts forth pedagogical strategies for teachers and educational leaders based in diversity and multiculturalism that will assist in healing the fractured realities of the 9/11 tragedy and serve to offer a thread of social justice-based continuity in social studies and civic education in the continuing post-9/11 years.
Descriptors: Patriotism, Political Socialization, Terrorism, National Security, United States History, Public Opinion, War, Stranger Reactions, Group Unity, Social Bias, Mass Media Effects, Social Studies, Citizenship Education, Social Justice, Cultural Pluralism, Time Perspective, Religious Factors, Democracy, Secondary Education
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: United States