Why Community Matters: Connecting Education with Civic Life

Why Community Matters: Connecting Education with Civic Life

by Nicholas V. Longo
     
 

ISBN-10: 0791471985

ISBN-13: 9780791471982

Pub. Date: 08/09/2007

Publisher: State University of New York Press

Provides a fresh perspective on the undeniable relationship between education reform and democratic revitalization.

Providing a new perspective on the undeniable relationship between education reform and democratic revitalization, Nicholas V. Longo uncovers and examines practical models in which communities play an essential role in teaching the art of

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Provides a fresh perspective on the undeniable relationship between education reform and democratic revitalization.

Providing a new perspective on the undeniable relationship between education reform and democratic revitalization, Nicholas V. Longo uncovers and examines practical models in which communities play an essential role in teaching the art of democracy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791471982
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
08/09/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments

1. Introduction: The Ecology of Civic Learning

2. Education Writ Large

3. Hull House

4. Highlander Folk School

5. The Neighborhood Learning Community

6. Community Practitioners

7. Conclusion: Taking It Home

Notes
Index

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