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Patrick, John J., Ed.; Weakland, John E., Ed. – International Journal of Social Education, 1997
This theme issue of "The International Journal of Social Education" contains 11 articles all concerned with efforts to promote civic education in post-communist countries, particularly former Soviet-Bloc nations, including Latvia, Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, and Russia. Described are international partnerships for civic…
Descriptors: Capitalism, Citizenship Education, Civics, Civil Liberties
Vontz, Thomas S.; Metcalf, Kim K.; Patrick, John J. – 2000
"We the People . . . Project Citizen," an instructional product, involves students in the selection and investigation of important public issues in their community and thus engages students in learning experiences designed to affect positively their civic development, which involves three basic components of democratic citizenship: (1)…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Foreign Countries, Secondary Education, Social Studies
Bahmueller, Charles F., Ed.; Patrick, John J., Ed. – 1999
The distinguishing characteristics, content and processes, and the variations of essential elements that are exemplified by projects in the United States and abroad in education for democratic citizenship are presented in this book. The volume addresses how international partnerships involving the United States and several post-communist countries…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Citizenship Education, Civics, Democracy