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ERIC Number: EJ583517
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0034-527X
Public Displays of Affection: Political Community through Critical Empathy.
DeStigter, Todd
Research in the Teaching of English, v33 n3 p235-44 Feb 1999
Reflects on the notion of community in public life. Considers the importance of developing and sustaining affective relationships in the larger public sphere, engaging in civic literacy (publicly consequential acts of citizenship) complemented and sustained by civil literacy (characterized by a willingness to listen), supported by critical empathy (establishing affective connections with other human beings). (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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