ERIC Number: EJ431870
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Support for Civil Liberties among Texas Educators.
Riddlesperger, James W., Jr.; Jackson, Donald W.
Social Education, v55 n4 p242-45 Apr-May 1991
Surveys levels of political tolerance among 152 U.S. government teachers and 96 social studies coordinators in Texas. Investigates attitudes toward various groups (e.g., neo-Nazis), and whether respondents felt that even disliked groups should be accorded their civil liberties. Concludes majority of these educators practiced what they taught. Includes tables showing survey data. (CH)
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Civil Liberties, Democratic Values, Department Heads, Educational Research, Freedom of Speech, Ideology, Political Socialization, Questionnaires, Secondary Education, Secondary School Teachers, Social Studies, Social Values, Tables (Data), Teacher Attitudes, United States Government (Course)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Texas