3 edition of Political education in a democracy. found in the catalog.
Political education in a democracy.
Bibliography: p. 127-134.
|Series||Students library of education|
|LC Classifications||JA86 .E6|
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|Pagination||viii, 136 p.|
|Number of Pages||136|
|LC Control Number||70873784|
The problem of political education is to ensure the constitutive ideals of liberal democracy while remaining open to a diversity of conduct and beliefs that may threaten those This question, which is at the heart of recent debates in the US over federal funding of private schools, forms the core of this book/5(1). In , John Dewey’s Democracy and Education explained that “a government resting upon popular suffrage cannot be successful unless those who elect and who obey their governors are educated.” 11 In , when dangerous demagogues were erecting totalitarian regimes in many parts of the world, Franklin D. Roosevelt noted: “Democracy.
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Political Education in a Democracy 1st Edition by Harold Entwistle (Author) › Visit Amazon's Harold Entwistle Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author.
Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Cited by: Political Education in a Democracy 4. by Harold Entwistle. NOOK Book (eBook) $ 53 In this volume the author analyzes the relationships of concepts such as socialization and political education, explains those aspects of the theory and practice of democracy that are especially relevant for schools, and suggests ways in which teachers can Author: Harold Entwistle.
This book is a lucid and readable argument in favour of increasing the amount of thought and time given to political education in schools and colleges in Britain. Tom Brennan traces the ideological and historical background to political education and recent developments in its protagonists' campaign, looking at the possibilities and problems to Cited by: Book Description.
In this volume the author analyzes the relationships of concepts such as socialization and political education, explains those aspects of the theory and practice of democracy that are especially relevant for schools, and suggests ways in which teachers can better provide for the political education of their students.
THE POLITICAL CLASSROOM is a great book. Hess and McAvoy argue that “democratic education requires teachers to create a political classroom in which young people develop the skills, knowledge and dispositions that allow them to collectively make decisions about how we ought to live together.” (p).Cited by: The problem of political education is therefore to ensure the continuity across generations of the constitutive ideals of liberal democracy, while remaining hospitable to a diversity ofconduct and belief that sometimes threatens those very ideals.
Creating Citizens addresses this crucial problem. This book posits that national education systems are enhancing socioeconomic inequalities in political engagement.
While the democratic ideal is social equality in political engagement, the authors demonstrate that the English education system is recreating and Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK.
The relationship between educational practice and the social principles of democracy forms an important strand in the history of educational thought, and is central to the debate on many contemporary issues in the educational field.
In this concise, introductory book, Colin Wringe examines the nature of this relationship, taking account of developments in the theory of democracy and.
In particular he considers the relevance of differing interpretations of democracy to the following questions: the defence of selection, the extension of private education, the function of education as an instrument of oppression, the democratisation of educational institutions, and the development of a form of specifically political education.
This book argues that the focus on the measurement of educational outcomes has actually displaced questions about educational purpose.
Biesta explores why the question as to what constitutes good education has become so much more difficult to ask and shows why this has been detrimental for the quality of education and for the level of. Even though education by itself cannot directly change the economic, political, or social structures of a country, education can contribute to democracy and democratic citizenship in two specific ways.
The first is by offering equal opportunities to children of different socio-economic and cultural backgrounds. Political education in a democracy. [Harold Entwistle] Home.
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To order a copy go to Free UK p&p over £ This book bridges political and educational theory in an original and comprehensive way and makes an important contribution to the debate over the role of the university in a democracy. As such, it will appeal to researchers, academics and postgraduate students in the fields of the philosophy of education, higher education, and political and.
Public discussion on all kinds of topics - personal, cultural, political - is the lifeblood of democracy. Above: Nigerian Nobel-prize winner Wole Soyinka at a Swiss book fair.
7 Democracies rest upon the principle that government exists to serve the people. In other words, the people are. Unconditional Democracy: Education and Politics in Occupied Japan, (Hoover Institution Press Publication) Updated ed.
Edition by Toshio Nishi (Author) › Visit Amazon's Toshio Nishi Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Cited by: Pressures both from within Africa itself and from outside, however, have rekindled debates about democracy in the African context and have led to a whole raft of multi-party elections.
This book aims to provide a political analysis of education in Africa within the context of democratization. Political socialization or political education. The limitations of traditional political education Pupil self-government: some theoretical considerations Practical political education The meaning of democracy Political theory and the curriculum Child development and political education.
Series Title. This question, which is at the heart of recent debates in the US over federal funding of private schools, forms the core of this book. The problem of political education is to ensure the constitutive ideals of liberal democracy while remaining open to a diversity of.
(An eloquent guide here is “Education for Democracy,” a statement—with accompanying curricular guidelines—issued in by the American Federation of Teachers, the Educational Excellence Network, and Freedom House in conjunction with the bicentennial of the Constitution.).
A free press works as a pillar of democracy only to the degree that it reflects the society it covers. So argues Cross, a political analyst, in this lively memoir and polemic, which traces the.In their new book, The Political Classroom: Evidence and Ethics in Democratic Education, Diana E.
Hess and Paula McAvoy argue that schools are, and ought to be, political sites--places that engage students in deliberations about questions that ask, “How should we live together?” In the book Hess and McAvoy thoroughly explore: what good practice looks like in the political classroom.However, there are encouraging signs and examples from certain African countries which suggest that the importance of education for democracy has been the chapter "Politics, Education and Democracy in the African Context": This book is concerned with the role played by education in helping to shape and sustain political systems.