ERIC Number: EJ593346
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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School and Community on the Global Society. A Neo-Deweyan Theory of Community Problem-Solving Schools, Cosmopolitan Neighborly Communities, and a Neo-Deweyan "Manifesto" to Dynamically Connect Schools and Community.
Benson, Lee; Harkavy, Ira
Universities and Community Schools, v5 n1-2 p16-71 Fall-Win 1997
Proposes a new solution--creation of cosmopolitan civic universities to the Deweyan question of how to construct and maintain a radical new form of social organization (cosmopolitan neighborly communities based on enlightened, humanistic, universal values and relationships) in an age characterized by the information revolution and a global society. The historical context in which this solution is offered is examined. (MSE)
Descriptors: College Role, Community Organizations, Community Schools, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Neighborhoods, Partnerships in Education, Public Service, School Community Relationship, Social Organizations, Social Responsibility, Social Values
Center for Community Partnerships, Penn Program for Public Service, University of Pennsylvania, 133 South 36th St., Ste. 519, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3246; (215) 898-5351.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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