ERIC Number: ED434866
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Principles and Practices of Education for Democratic Citizenship: International Perspectives and Projects.
Bahmueller, Charles F., Ed.; Patrick, John J., Ed.
The distinguishing characteristics, content and processes, and the variations of essential elements that are exemplified by projects in the United States and abroad in education for democratic citizenship are presented in this book. The volume addresses how international partnerships involving the United States and several post-communist countries advanced the cause of education for democracy. Chapter titles include: (1) "Concepts at the Core of Education for Democratic Citizenship" (John J. Patrick); (2) "Education for Constructive Engagement of Citizens in Democratic Civil Society and Government" (John J. Patrick); (3) "A Cooperative International Project to Develop and Disseminate a Framework on Education for Democratic Citizenship: Introduction and Rationale" (Charles F. Bahmueller); (4) "A Framework on Education for Democratic Citizenship: Summary and Commentary" (Charles F. Bahmueller); (5) "Civil Society and Democracy Reconsidered" (Charles F. Bahmueller); (6) "Civitas: An International Civic Education Exchange Program" (Charles N. Quigley; Jack N. Hoar); (7) "Reconsidering Issue-Centered Civic Education Among Early Adolescents: Project Citizen in the United States and Abroad" (Thomas S. Vontz; William A. Nixon); (8) "Guiding Principles for Cross-Cultural Curriculum Projects in Citizenship Education Reform" (Gregory E. Hamot); (9) "Building Democracy for the Twenty-First Century: Rediscovering Civics and Citizenship Education in Australia" (Murray Print); (10) "The Uses of Literature in Education for Democratic Citizenship: Lessons and Suggestions from the American Experience" (Sandra Stotsky); and (11) "Resources in ERIC on Education for Democratic Citizenship: International Perspectives." (Elizabeth R. Osborn). (LB)
Descriptors: Citizenship, Citizenship Education, Civics, Democracy, Democratic Values, Foreign Countries, Freedom, Government (Administrative Body), Higher Education, Secondary Education, Social Studies
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Publication Type: Books; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Social Studies/Social Science Education, Bloomington, IN.; Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse for International Civic Education, Bloomington, IN.
Identifiers - Location: Armenia; Australia; Bulgaria; Czech Republic; Hungary; Latvia; Russia