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Title Critical civic literacy : a reader / Joseph L. DeVitis, editor.

Imprint New York : P. Lang, c2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Welsh  372.83044 C869c 2011    ---  Lib Use Only
Description xiii, 505 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents The tangled web we weave: critical literacy and critical thinking / Cara M. Mulcahy -- Critical civic literacy in schools: adolescents seeking to understand and improve the(ir) world / Kenneth Teitelbaum -- Civic (mis)education and critical civic literacy / Elizabeth Yeager Washington, Ray W. Washington -- In the name of democracy: educational policy and civics achievement in the standards era / Lawrence C. Stedman -- Civics in the social studies: critical democratic citizenship education in a corporatized hyperreality / Joe L. Kincheloe -- Politics and patriotism in education / Joel Westheimer -- Is patriotism good for democracy?: a study of high school seniors' patriotic commitments / Joseph Kahne, Ellen Middaugh -- Democracy's promise and the politics of worldliness: implications for public intellectuals / Henry A. Giroux -- A new paradigm for citizenship education: the personal-political approach / Elizabeth E. Heilman -- Critical civic literacy and the building of community for a globalized world / Barry M. Franklin, Steven Camicia -- Critical civic engagement from inside an Australian school and its community put at a disadvantage / John Smyth -- Social control and the pursuit of dangerous citizenship / E. Wayne Ross, Kevin D. Vinson -- The work of the criticalist: critical civic literacy and intervention in social class processes / Aaron M. Kuntz -- Mediating education and promoting a progressive civics curriculum: pedagogies of philosophy, dissent, and democracy / Aaron Cooley -- Negotiating a parallel curriculum: making space for critical civic literacy in the social studies classroom / Christopher Leahey -- A core curriculum for civic literacy? / Donald Lazere -- Critical civic literacy and the arts / Neil Houser -- Lessons in conversation: why critical civic engagement requires talking about religion, and what that means for public schools / Robert Kunzman -- Attempted cultural baptism: the bible literacy project's impact on civic engagement / Pamela K. Smith, Dianne Smith -- The usefulness of pragmatic interpretation in civic education / Andrew Nunn McKnight -- Political liberalism and civic education / Barry L. Bull -- Rethinking the state: responding to the educational, economic, and environmental crises / David Hursh -- Democracy: a critical red ideal / Jason M. C. Price -- Delimiting the debate: the Fordham's attack on democratic values / Christopher Leahey -- Civic illiteracy and American history textbooks: the U.S.-Vietnam War / John Marciano -- Critical civic literacy: thinking systemically about peace education / Joseph Rayle -- The allure of corporate deception and greenwashing: why every rose has its thorn / Cori Jakubiak, Michael P. Mueller -- Opportunities: how to more effectively shape the next generation of human beings and citizens / Kristi Fragnoli, David Epstein -- Writing to read: critical civic literacy at an alternative high school / Beth Hatt, Paul Parkison -- The civics of language diversity: human rights, citizenship, and English-only / John E. Petrovic -- The role of service-learning in critical thinking / Nancy P. Kraft -- Social justice enacted: critical civic engagement in the gay straight alliance / J.B. Mayo, Jr. -- Framing adolescents, their schools and culture: contested worldviews / Linda Irwin-DeVitis -- The futility of ideological conflict in teacher education / Daniel P. Liston -- The "theology of neutrality" and the "middle-class" curriculum of teacher education: threats to critical civic literacy / Joseph C. Wegwert -- (Re)imaging activism: educating teachers for change / Jessica A. Heybach, Eric C. Sheffield -- Renewing democracy in schools / Nel Noddings.
Summary Do we live in a democracy? Have we ever practiced democratic education? Will our children and grandchildren inherit a sane or sick society and political order? Those are some of the profound questions that this book tackles, within a broad and evocative conversation on civic literacy in America. Amid calls for academic standardization and high-stakes testing, civic education, once a cornerstone of pubic schools, has been relegated to a tertiary space. The eloquent voices in this text articulate critical perspectives on citizenship education because they realize the future of our commonwealth may well be at stake. -- Back Cover
Subject Critical pedagogy -- United States.
Civics -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States.
Critical thinking -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States.
Education, Secondary -- Curricula -- United States.
Democracy and education -- United States.
Added Author DeVitis, Joseph L.
Ross, E. Wayne, 1956-
ISBN 9781433111716 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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