ERIC Number: ED104760
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Wright Institute Workshop/Conference on Democratic Education for American Society, 26 and 27 July 1974.
Gold, Martin M., Comp.
Seven essays presented at three workshops/conferences examining democratic education in American society are provided. Topics of the three workshop sessions include (1) The Price of Failure: Equality of Educational Opportunity and the Realities of Competition; (2) The Burden of Success: Recruitment and Training of National Elites; and (3) The Possibility of Alternatives: Educational Politics and Social Goals. The two papers presented at the first workshop session are "Institutional Racism: A Barrier to Educational Change" and "Reversing School Failure: Why It Doesn't Happen, Limited Exception Where It Does." Papers presented at the second workshop session include: "Going Home Again: The Culture of the Chicano Academic" and "The Burden of Success: Women in Graduate School." Papers provided for the third workshop session include: The Lessons of Relation" and "Educational Alternatives--Something Between Despair and Pollyanna." A seventh paper, "Democratic Education for American Society," provides an overview of the workshop objectives and results. (Author/DE)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wright Inst., Berkeley, CA.