ERIC Number: EJ558877
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Democratic Education: Imagery, Language, and Culture.
McDowell, Ceasar L.
International Journal of Social Education, v11 n1 p91-97 Spr-Sum 1996
Posits three interdependent languages that we use to make democracy work: (1) language of possibility; (2) language of critique; and (3) language of action. Argues for the creation and incorporation of a fourth, the language of transition. This allows for the exploration of spaces between the other three. (MJP)
Descriptors: Alienation, American Dream, Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Civics, Cultural Images, Cultural Pluralism, Democracy, Democratic Values, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, Educational Responsibility, Elementary Secondary Education, Freedom, Imagery, Language Usage, Political Attitudes, Role of Education, Social Stratification, Social Studies, Social Values, Sociolinguistics
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A