ERIC Number: ED408204
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Educating Tomorrow's Valuable Citizen.
Burstyn, Joan N., Ed.
This collection of essays by various authors discusses the dilemmas that face those who would educate tomorrow's valuable citizens and describes the day-to-day commitment needed to maintain a community. The book gives guidelines for action through examples of current programs that provide a forum for civic discussion and public consensus on the best ways to educate for tomorrow. The 11 essays include: (1) "'What We Call the Beginning Is Often the End'" (Joan N. Burstyn); (2) "Educating for Public and Private Life: Beyond the False Dilemma" (James M. Giarelli; Ellen Giarelli); (3) "Developing the Good Person: The Role of Local Publics" (Thomas Mauhs-Pugh); (4) "To Illuminate or Indoctrinate: Education for Participatory Democracy" (Jerilyn Fay Kelle); (5) "Subverting the Capitalist Model for Education: What Does it Mean To Educate Children To Be Valuable Members of a Valuable Society?" (Zeus Yiamouyiannis); (6) "Assaulting the Last Bastions of Authoritarianism: Democratic Education meets Classroom Discipline" (Barbara McEwan); (7) "Practice Makes Perfect: Civic Education by Precept and Example" (Donald Warren); (8) "Preparing Citizens for a Decent Society: Educating for Virtue" (John Covaleskie); (9) "Service Learning as Civic Education: Difference, Culture War, and the Material Basis of a Good Life" (Mary B. Stanley); (10) "Meeting the Demands of Postmodern Society" (Joan N. Burstyn); and (11) "'The End Is Where We Start from'" (Joan N. Burstyn). (EH)
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Citizen Role, Citizenship, Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Civics, Community Responsibility, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethical Instruction, Public Affairs Education, Service Learning, Values Education
State University of New York Press, State University Plaza, Albany, NY 12246.
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
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