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Educating for Democracy in a Changing World

Understanding Freedom in Contemporary America

by Steve Fain (Volume editor) David M. Callejo Pérez (Volume editor) Judith J. Slater (Volume editor)
Textbook 168 Pages
Series: Counterpoints, Volume 271

Summary

It is the premise of Educating for Democracy in a Changing World that in the wake of the events of 9/11 and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, people recognize that there is an ever-increasing threat to democratic societies and nations. For most citizens of the world, freedom is a requisite condition of democracy. Understanding democracy has become difficult at a time when we are bombarded with phrases and slogans that seek to dichotomize it. This collection of essays is based on the contemporary responses of a diverse group of writers from education, international relations, law, political science, history, psychology, philosophy, and sociology to the questions about democracy for Americans within the context of the changing world.

Details

Pages
168
ISBN (Hardcover)
9781433100321
ISBN (Softcover)
9780820470665
Language
English
Tags
USA Demokratische Erziehung Sozialer Wandel Education History Political Science Sociology Aufsatzsammlung Philosophy
Published
New York, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, Oxford, Wien, 2007. 176 pp.

Biographical notes

Steve Fain (Volume editor) David M. Callejo Pérez (Volume editor) Judith J. Slater (Volume editor)

The Editors: Stephen M. Fain is Professor of Curriculum History and Honors College Fellow at Florida International University. He is co-editor of The Freirean Legacy (Peter Lang, 2002) and Pedagogy of Place (Peter Lang, 2004). David M. Callejo Pérez teaches curriculum studies at West Virginia University. He is author of Southern Hospitality (Peter Lang, 2001) and co-editor of Pedagogy of Place (Peter Lang, 2004). His work focuses on identity and schools, teacher education, qualitative research, and transmigration. Judith J. Slater is Professor of Education at Florida International University, specializing in curriculum theory, evaluation and organizational culture. She is the author of Anatomy of a Collaboration (1996), Acts of Alignment (Peter Lang, 2000), editor of Teen Life in Asia (2004), and co-editor of The Freirean Legacy (Peter Lang, 2002), and Pedagogy of Place (Peter Lang, 2004).

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