The public schools / Susan Fuhrman, Marvin Lazerson, editors. - Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2005. - xxxvi, 388 p. ; 24 cm. - Institutions of American democracy series .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Patriotic purposes: public schools and the education of citizens / Julie Reuben -- The governance of public education / Thomas Corcoran and Margaret Goertz -- The politics of polarization: education debates in the Uited States / William Galston -- Schooling citizens for evolving democracies / Bruce Fuller and Arun Rasiah -- Classroom deliberations / Katherine Simon -- The state of civic education: preparing citizens in an era of accountability / Michael C. Johanek and John Puckett -- Working in schools / Susan Moore Johnson -- Youth, media, and citizenship / John Merrow -- Civic capacity: what, why, and from whence / Clarence N. Stone -- The education of democratic citizens: citizen mobilization and public education / Wendy D. Puriefoy -- The elusive ideal: civic learning and higher education / Matthew Hartley and Elizabeth Hollander -- Agency, reciprocity, and accountability in democratic education / Richard F. Elmore -- Demographic change and democratic education / Jennifer Hochschild and Nathan Scovronick -- School choice and the democratic ideal of free common schools / Paul R Dimond -- Afterword: democratic disagreement and civic education / Amy Gutmann.

019517030X (alk. paper)


Democracy--United States.
Public schools--Social aspects--United States.

LC191.4 / .P83 2005

371.01/0973

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