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Democratic Education in an Age of Difference: Redefining Citizenship in Higher Education / Edition 1
     

Democratic Education in an Age of Difference: Redefining Citizenship in Higher Education / Edition 1

by Richard Guarasci, Grant H. Cornwell
 

ISBN-10: 0787908509

ISBN-13: 9780787908508

Pub. Date: 05/07/1997

Publisher: Wiley

"An excellent resource for faculty and student affairs professionals in all segments of higher education who want to better understand their mutual relationships and responsibilities in preparing students for a pluralist democracy."
— Gwen Dungy, executive director, NASPA

This book addresses the need for colleges and universities to design educational

Overview

"An excellent resource for faculty and student affairs professionals in all segments of higher education who want to better understand their mutual relationships and responsibilities in preparing students for a pluralist democracy."
— Gwen Dungy, executive director, NASPA

This book addresses the need for colleges and universities to design educational experiences that promote the objectives of a free society while recognizing and embracing difference. The authors detail some of the experiments taking place across American campuses and reveal how each approach fosters the development of democratic sensibility, citizenship skills, and multicultural appreciation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787908508
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/07/1997
Series:
The Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
275
Product dimensions:
6.71(w) x 9.39(h) x 0.73(d)

Table of Contents

1. Democracy and Difference: Emerging Concepts of Identity, Diversity, and Community(Richard Guarasci, Grant H. Cornwell)
2. Community Based Learning and Intercultural Citizenship(Richard Guarasci)
3. Finding Community Across Boundaries: Service Learning in Women's Studies(Mary K. Trigg, Barbara J. Balliet)
4. Residential Colleges: Laboratories for Teaching Through Differnece(Grant H. Cornwell, Eve Stoddard)
5. Learning Communities: Collaborative Approaches to Engaging Differences(Roberta S. Matthews, Daniel J. Lynch)
6. Intergroup Relations, Conflict, and Community(David Schoem)
7. Liberal Education as Intercultural Praxis: Citizenship in a Diverse Democracy(Richard Guarasci, Grant H. Cornwell)

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