Political Education in a Democracy
Routledge – 2012 – 148 pages
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.
1 Introduction. 2 Political Socialization or Political Education? 3 The Limitations of Traditional Political Education 4 Pupil Self-Government: Some Theoretical Considerations 5 Practical Education 6 The Meaning of Democracy 7 Political Theory and the Curriculum Political 8 Child Development and Political Education