Democracy and Education

  • Filename: democracy-and-education.
  • ISBN: 9781596054080
  • Release Date: 2005-01-01
  • Number of pages: 434
  • Author: John Dewey
  • Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.

It is not true there is no common interest in such an organization between governed and governors. The authorities in command must make some appeal to the native activities of the subjects, must call some of their powers into play. Talleyrand said that a government could do everything with bayonets except sit on them. This cynical declaration is at least a recognition that the bond of union is not merely one of coercive force.

Dewey s Democracy and Education Revisited

  • Filename: dewey-s-democracy-and-education-revisited.
  • ISBN: 9781607091264
  • Release Date: 2009-04-16
  • Number of pages: 418
  • Author: Patrick M. Jenlink
  • Publisher: R&L Education

Dewey's Democracy and Education Revisited focuses on democratic schools/democratic education and the work of teacher and leader practitioners in the new millennium, taking into consideration the complex and dynamic nature of preparing leaders for changing roles in schools amidst the challenges of standards and accountability, the No Child Left Behind Act, licensure/certification issues, increasing diversity, issues of social justice, shifting demographics, and the myriad of social issues that make democratic leadership necessary. The book presents a collection of contemporary discourses that reconsider the relationship of democracy as a political ideology and American ideal (i.e., Dewey's progressivist ideas) and education as the foundation of preparing democratic citizens in America. Jenlink takes the reader into a reflective and critical examination of Dewey's ideas on democratic education, set forth in the classic philosophy text, Democracy and Education. Each chapter draws the reader into a discussion of the salient and relevant points Dewey argued, and juxtaposes Dewey's points with the issues challenging educators today, in particular focusing on the challenge of fostering democratic education and leadership for America's schools.

Chomsky on Democracy and Education

  • Filename: chomsky-on-democracy-and-education.
  • ISBN: 0415926319
  • Release Date: 2003
  • Number of pages: 480
  • Author: Noam Chomsky
  • Publisher: Psychology Press

This volume draws together a range of Chomsky's writings arguing that the goal of education is to produce free human beings whose values are not accumulation and domination, but rather free association on terms of equality.

Democracy And Education

  • Filename: democracy-and-education.
  • ISBN: 8182051541
  • Release Date: 2005-01-01
  • Number of pages: 290
  • Author: V.C. Pandey
  • Publisher: Gyan Publishing House

The present publication provides a very systematic presentation of the subject matter. A key to democracy is education. It defines democracy, aims of education, education for democracy, human rights education etc.

Democracy and Education Reconsidered

  • Filename: democracy-and-education-reconsidered.
  • ISBN: 9781317380535
  • Release Date: 2015-12-22
  • Number of pages: 248
  • Author: Jim Garrison
  • Publisher: Routledge

Democracy and Education Reconsidered highlights the continued relevance of John Dewey’s Democracy and Education while also examining the need to reconstruct and re-contextualize Dewey’s educational philosophy for our time. The authors propose ways of revising Dewey’s thought in light of the challenges facing contemporary education and society, and address other themes not touched upon heavily in Dewey’s work, such as racism, feminism, post-industrial capitalism, and liquid modernity. As a final component, the authors integrate Dewey’s philosophy with more recent trends in scholarship, including pragmatism, post-structuralism, and the works of other key philosophers and scholars.

Democracy and Music Education

  • Filename: democracy-and-music-education.
  • ISBN: 0253217393
  • Release Date: 2005
  • Number of pages: 160
  • Author: Paul Woodford
  • Publisher: Indiana University Press

Challenges many of the foundational assumptions underlying contemporary music education.

The Middle Works of John Dewey 1899 1924 Volume 9 1916 Democracy and Education

  • Filename: the-middle-works-of-john-dewey-1899-1924-volume-9-1916-democracy-and-education.
  • ISBN: 0809328046
  • Release Date: 2008-04-01
  • Number of pages: 402
  • Author: John Dewey
  • Publisher: SIU Press

Volume 11 brings together all of Dewey's writings for 1918 and 1919. A Modern Language Association Committee on Scholarly Editions textual edition. Dewey's dominant theme in these pages is war and its after-math. In the Introduction, Oscar and Lilian Handlin discuss his philosophy within the historical context: The First World War slowly ground to its costly conclusion; and the immensely more difficult task of making peace got painfully under way. The armi-stice that some expected would permit a return to normalcy opened instead upon a period of turbulence that agitated fur-ther a society already unsettled by preparations for battle and by debilitating conflict overseas. After spending the first half of 1918-19 on sabbatical from Columbia at the University of California, Dewey traveled to Japan and China, where he lectured, toured, and assessed in his essays the relationship between the two nations. From Peking he reported the student revolt known as the May Fourth Move-ment. The forty items in this volume also include an analysis of Thomas Hobbe's philosophy; an affectionate commemorative tribute to Theodore Roosevelt, our Teddy; the syllabus for Dewey's lectures at the Imperial University in Tokyo, which were later revised and published as Reconstruction in Philosophy; an exchange with former disciple Randolph Bourne about F. Mat-thias Alexander's Man's Supreme Inheritance; and, central to Dew-ey's creed, Philosophy and Democracy. His involvement in a study of the Polish-American community in Philadelphia--resulting in an article, two memoranda, and a lengthy report--is discussed in detail in the Introduction and in the Note on the Confidential Report ofConditions among the Poles in the United States.

Critical Social Issues in American Education

  • Filename: critical-social-issues-in-american-education.
  • ISBN: 9781135627430
  • Release Date: 2004-09-22
  • Number of pages: 520
  • Author: H. Svi Shapiro
  • Publisher: Routledge

This text-reader brings together powerful readings that critically situate issues of education in the context of the major cultural, moral, political, economic, ecological, and spiritual crises that confront us as a nation and a global community. It provides a focus and a conceptual framework for thinking about education in light of these issues. Readers are exposed to the thinking of some of the best and most insightful social and educational commentators. Critical Social Issues in American Education: Democracy and Meaning in a Globalizing World, Third Edition, is intended to work on two levels. First, it helps readers to develop an awareness of how education is connected to the wider social structures of cultural, political, and economic life. Second, it encourages not only a critical examination of our present social reality but also a serious discussion of alternatives--of what a transformed society and educational process might look like. The editors' goal is to deliberately engage readers in connecting the work of teachers to an ethically committed, politically charged pedagogy. The assumption on which they base the text is that educators must see their work as inextricably linked to the broader conflicts, stresses, and crises of the social world--it is not otherwise possible to make sense of what is happening educationally. What happens in school, or as part of the educational experience, reflects, expresses, and mediates profound questions about the direction and nature of the society we inhabit. The text is organized thematically into five sections, which address, respectively, social justice and democracy; consumerism, culture, and public education; marginality and difference; moral and spiritual perspectives on education; and globalization and education. Each section is preceded by a brief essay that introduces the readings. This Third Edition includes many new readings and addresses issues that have more recently emerged as especially significant--such as concerns about the implications of globalization and the post 9/11 world, commercialism, violence, and the ever-increasing influence of high stakes testing. This compelling text is relevant for a wide range of courses in educational foundations, educational policy, curriculum studies, and multicultural education that address the social context of education, cultural and political change, and public policy.

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