ERIC Number: EJ438467
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Liberal Education and Citizenship.
Esquith, Stephen L.
Perspectives on Political Science, v20 n2 p69-72 Spr 1991
Discusses theories of liberal education as based on meritocratic and aristocratic assumptions. Describes liberal education as a social equalizer that at the some time hopes to produce an educated elite for expert policymaking. Stresses conflict between these assumptions. Argues that citizens should see public good as their own good and not see themselves a political consumers. (DK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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