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ERIC Number: ED350909
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Pages: 259
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-923993-01-0
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).
Kettering Foundation, 200 Commons Road, Dayton, OH 45459-2799 ($14.95).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Charles F. Kettering Foundation, Dayton, OH.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A