What Kind of Citizen?: Educating Our Children for the Common Good

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Teachers College Press, 2015 - Education - 122 pages
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Contents

Introduction
1
CHAPTER 1 Changing the Narrative of School
5
CHAPTER 2 No Child Left Thinking
11
CHAPTER 3 No Teacher Left Teaching
19
CHAPTER 4 How Did This Happen?
27
CHAPTER 5 What Kind of Citizen?
35
CHAPTER 6 Personally Responsible Citizens
44
CHAPTER 7 Participatory and Social JusticeOriented Citizens
50
CHAPTER 8 Thinking Engaged Citizens
68
CHAPTER 9 Seven Myths About Education
84
CHAPTER 10 What Kind of School?
96
Acknowledgments
103
Notes
107
Index
116
About the Author
122
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About the author (2015)

Joel Westheimer is professor and university research chair in sociology of education at the University of Ottawa and education columnist for CBC Radio. He is the editor of Pledging Allegiance: The Politics of Patriotism in America's Schools.

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