ERIC Number: ED350909
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Higher Education and the Practice of Democratic Politics: A Political Education Reader. Kettering Political Education Series.
Murchland, Bernard, Ed.
This book is a collection of essays on political education for democratic citizenship in higher education developed out of meetings over 5 years of a small group of faculty, administrators and students who gathered to discuss the way academia was educating young people for political responsibility. Following a foreword and an introduction by Bernard Murchland, the 21 papers are: "Democracy in America: Bringing It All Back Home" (J. Peter Euben); "Strengthening Citizenship" (Robert B. Woyach); "The People Shall Rule" (Sara M. Evans and Harry C. Boyte); "The Nature and Nurture of Public Life" (Parker Palmer); "Civic Intelligence" (David Mathews); "The Public Realm" (Hannah Arendt); "The Primacy of Political Education" (Amy Gutmann); "Civic Education and the Liberal State" (William Galston); "A Renewal of Civic Philosophy" (William Sullivan); "On Participation" (Hanna Fenichel Pitkin and Sara M. Shumer); "Toward a Cultural Democracy" (Manuel Ramirez and Alfredo Castaneda): "Democracy, Deliberation, and the Experience of Women" (Jane Mansbridge); "The New Cultural Politics of Difference" (Cornel West); "The Civic Mission of the University" (Benjamin R. Barber); "The Liberal Arts and Civic Education" (Ralph Ketcham); "Embracing Diversity as a Central Campus Goal" (Daryl G. Smith); "Civic Education, Liberal Education, and Democracy" (J. Donald Moon); "Education, Autonomy, and Civic Virtue" (Richard Dagger); "Some Reflections on Civic Education and the Curriculum" (Elizabeth K. Minnich); "The Difficult Dialogue of Curriculum Transformation" (Johnnella E. Butler); and"Critical Pedagogy and the New Politics of Cultural Difference" (Henry A. Giroux).
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Citizenship, Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Civics, College Role, Colleges, Curriculum, Democracy, Democratic Values, Higher Education, Philosophy, Political Attitudes, Political Socialization, Role of Education
Kettering Foundation, 200 Commons Road, Dayton, OH 45459-2799 ($14.95).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Charles F. Kettering Foundation, Dayton, OH.