ERIC Number: EJ398353
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reflective Civic Participation.
Newmann, Fred M.
Social Education, v53 n6 p357-60,366 Oct 1989
Reconceptualizes the definition of citizenship from the concept of persons acting in rational self-interest to that of the citizen who acts in the interest of the public good. Argues that reflective citizen participation must be engendered through a new curricular framework. Delineates five areas that must be considered in this curricular framework. (SLM)
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Civics, Communication Skills, Curriculum Development, Democracy, Democratic Values, Elementary Secondary Education, Interpersonal Communication, Interpersonal Competence, Political Attitudes, Social Responsibility, Social Studies
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A