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Education for Democracy : Contexts, Curricula, Assessments - Walter C. Parker

Education for Democracy

Contexts, Curricula, Assessments

By: Walter C. Parker (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st January 2002
ISBN: 9781931576253
Number Of Pages: 260

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Part of the "Research in Social Education" series, this text is divided into three parts: contexts; curricula; and assessments. It covers such topics as the irony of exclusion; teaching tolerance; and multicultural citizenship education.

Introductionp. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. xv
Contexts
Democratic Education and the American Dream: One, Some, and Allp. 3
Citizenship Education: Anti-political Culture and Political Education in Britainp. 27
The Irony of Exclusion: Citizenship Education in Seattle During the Japanese American Incarcerationp. 43
Curricula
Education for Democratic Citizenship: One Nation's Storyp. 63
Issue-Centered Education for Democracy through Project Citizenp. 93
Political Tolerance, Democracy, and Adolescentsp. 113
Teaching for Diversity and Unity in a Democratic Multicultural Societyp. 131
Educating "World Citizens": Toward Multinational Curriculum Developmentp. 151
Assessments
An Assessment of What 14-year-olds Know and Believe about Democracy in 28 Countriesp. 185
Classroom Assessment of Civic Discoursep. 211
Contributorsp. 233
Indexp. 237
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ISBN: 9781931576253
ISBN-10: 1931576254
Series: Research in Social Education
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 260
Published: 1st January 2002
Publisher: Information Age Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.54