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Civic Education and Culture (Hardcover) Loot Price: R466
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Civic Education and Culture (Hardcover)

Bradley C. S Watson

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What do we teach our citizens? This great Platonic question is as crucial today as it has ever been. America and the West come to terms with this question in the context of their richly diverse, technologically sophisticated, fundamentally individualistic societies. Virtually all would agree that such diversity, sophistication, and freedom are positive political and cultural goods, but many would also argue that they militate against the coherence that all regimes and civilizations must, in some way, demand. The nature, extent, and coherence of civic education are perhaps the greatest determinants of a regime's politics and culture, and the regime can in turn do much to foster the right kind of civic education. This book presents the insights of renowned scholars and writers, including Stephen H. Balch, Timothy Fuller, and Roger Kimball, who have thought broadly and deeply about the role that education at all levels plays in promoting, maintaining, or undermining our politics, culture, and society.

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Imprint: ISI Books
Country of origin: United States
Release date: December 2005
First published: November 2005
Authors: Bradley C. S Watson
Dimensions: 216 x 145 x 22mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 204
ISBN-13: 978-1-932236-61-3
Categories: Books > Social sciences > Education > Philosophy of education
LSN: 1-932236-61-9
Barcode: 9781932236613

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