"To Serve a Larger Purpose": Engagement for Democracy and the Transformation of Higher Education

ISBN-10:
1439905061
ISBN-13:
9781439905067
Pub. Date:
06/10/2011
Publisher:
Temple University Press
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"To Serve a Larger Purpose": Engagement for Democracy and the Transformation of Higher Education

How to return democracy to the heart of a university's mission

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781439905067
Publisher: Temple University Press
Publication date: 06/10/2011
Pages: 326
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by David Mathews

Introduction

1. Democratic Engagement

2. Contested Ideals. Tracing the Trajectory of the Civic Engagement Movement

3. Democratic Transformation Through University Assisted Community Schools

4. Civic Professionalism

5. Leadership for Engagement. Reclaiming the Public Purpose of Higher Education

6. Chief Academic Officers and Community-Engaged Faculty Work

7. Deliberative Democracy and Higher Education. Higher Education's Democratic Mission

8. Faculty Civic Engagement. New Training, Assumptions, and Markets needed for the Engaged American Scholar

9. Putting Students at the Center of Civic Engagement

10. Civic Engagement on the Ropes?

11. Pursuing a World Lived in Common. Education for a Diverse Democracy and Interdependent Global Community

12. Democratic Purpose and Institutional Transformation. Recommendations for Action

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