Teaching Democracy: Unity and Diversity in Public Life / Edition 1

Teaching Democracy: Unity and Diversity in Public Life / Edition 1

by Walter Parker
     
 

ISBN-10: 0807742724

ISBN-13: 9780807742723

Pub. Date: 11/22/2002

Publisher: Teachers College Press

In Teaching Democracy. Walter Parker makes a unique and thoughtful contribution to the hot debate between proponents of multicultural education and those who favor a cultural literacy approach. Parker conclusively demonstrates that educating for democratic citizenship in a multicultural society includes a fundamental respect for diversity.  See more details below

Overview

In Teaching Democracy. Walter Parker makes a unique and thoughtful contribution to the hot debate between proponents of multicultural education and those who favor a cultural literacy approach. Parker conclusively demonstrates that educating for democratic citizenship in a multicultural society includes a fundamental respect for diversity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807742723
Publisher:
Teachers College Press
Publication date:
11/22/2002
Series:
Multicultural Education Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216
Sales rank:
1,002,167
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.54(d)

Table of Contents

Series Foreword
Preface
Introduction
1From Idiocy to Citizenship1
2Democracy and Difference14
3Toward Enlightened Political Engagement32
4Promoting Justice: Two Views54
5Can We Talk?76
6Making Publics, Finding Problems, Imagining Solutions101
7Learning to Lead Discussions125
8Access to a Non-Idiotic Education150
Notes163
References167
Index183
About the Author191

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