Democracy, Education, and the Schools / Edition 1

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Overview

Scores of democracy books have appeared in the last few years, but none so illuminating of the essential connections between democracy and education as this one. In a set of remarkably coherent and helpful essays, the authors offer powerful ideas and practical suggestions to theorists, practitioners, and policy makers alike.
?Gary D Fenstermacher, professor of education, University of Arizona

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Essays address fundamental questions of US democracy, education, and schools, and argue that the basic purpose of America's schools is to teach children the moral and intellectual responsibilities of living and working in a democracy. They question why American schools have not educated people for democratic citizenship and how they could be reconstructed to do so, examine the costs of educational inequality, and advocate a focus on rhetoric and deliberation in the classroom. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780787901660
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 11/7/1995
  • Series: Jossey-Bass Education Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 6.32 (w) x 9.27 (h) x 1.04 (d)

Meet the Author

ROGER SODER is associate director of the Center for Educational Renewal at the University of Washington and vice president of the indepAndent Institute for Educational Inquiry. He is coeditor (with John I. Goodlad and Kenneth A. Sirotnik) of The Moral Dimensions of Teaching (Jossey-Bass, 1990) and Places Where Teachers Are Taught (Jossey-Bass, 1990).

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
The Editor
The Contributors
1 The Meanings of Democracy 1
2 Democracy, Nurturance, and Community 37
3 Democracy, Ecology, and Participation 69
4 Democracy, Education, and Community 87
5 Public Schooling and American Democracy 125
6 Democracy and Access to Education 151
7 Curriculum for Democracy 182
8 Oratory, Democracy, and the Classroom 211
9 Teaching the Teachers of the People 244
Afterword 275
Name Index 279
Subject Index 287
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