ERIC Number: EJ558875
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Democratic Education and Popular Culture.
Giroux, Henry A.
International Journal of Social Education, v11 n1 p59-69 Spr-Sum 1996
Recounts the recent debate over family values, civic culture, and cinematic violence and considers the implications for educators. Uses this national debate as a case study to investigate efforts to exercise control over and limit the democratization of culture. Argues for an expanded notion of civic culture. (MJP)
Descriptors: American Dream, Citizenship Education, Civics, Cultural Images, Cultural Influences, Democracy, Democratic Values, Educational Objectives, Educational Responsibility, Elementary Secondary Education, Films, Freedom, Mass Media Effects, Political Attitudes, Popular Culture, Quality of Life, Role of Education, Social Responsibility, Social Studies, Social Values, Socialization, Violence
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A