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Parker, Walter C., Ed. – 2002
Liberal democracies depend on the knowledge, character, and imagination of their citizens. Three assumptions underlie this collection of essays on democracy and education: (1) democracy is morally superior to autocracy, whether religious or secular, utopian or mundane; (2) democracies are rare historically and inherently fragile; and (3) there can…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Cultural Context, Curriculum Development