Education for Citizenship

Education for Citizenship

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This book addresses the challenge of education for citizenship at a specific, concrete level. It offers examples of efforts to create among our students a new set of what Tocqueville called mores or culturally defining 'habits of the heart' which will enhance citizenship, foster a sense of connectedness to a community stretching beyond the university, and ultimately, support the practices, basic values, and institutions necessary for the democratic process.Ideas and Innovations in Political Learning Grant Reeher, Joseph Cammarano ... In many ways, Alexandera#39;s essay is more relevant today than when he penned it fifteen years ago. ... the state and local public affairs internship program at Furman University, I will chronicle one case of successful implementation in this essay.

Title:Education for Citizenship
Author:Grant Reeher, Joseph Cammarano
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield Publishers - 1997-01-01


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