Get 20M+ Full-Text Papers For Less Than $1.50/day. Start a 14-Day Trial for You or Your Team.

Learn More →

Universities, Schools, Communities, and Democracy

Universities, Schools, Communities, and Democracy Democratic Professionalism: Sharing Authority in Civic Life Universities, Schools, Communities, and Democracy Lee Benson, Ira Harkavy, and John Puckett Albert W. Dzur Democracy must begin at home, and its home is the neighborly community. --John Dewey, The Public and Its Problems (1927) Democracy has been given a mission to the world, and it is of no uncertain character. I wish to show that the university is the prophet of this democracy, as well as its priest and its philosopher; that in other words, the university is the Messiah of the democracy, its to-be-expected deliverer. --William Rainey Harper, The University and Democracy (1899) a number of the contributing authors, including their emphasis on democratic education and learning and the development of democratic partnerships. It's the Schooling System Nearly all the authors highlight issues relating to education and schooling. This is, of course, no accident since Dewey and Bloom focused on the purposes and methods of learning. While both identified the schooling system as the strategic subsystem of society, they called for very different types of schooling to help produce their radically different visions of a good society. They both would strongly agree with the Chilean sociologist Eugenio Tironi that http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Good Society Penn State University Press

Universities, Schools, Communities, and Democracy

The Good Society , Volume 17 (2) – Jan 18, 2008

Loading next page...
 
/lp/penn-state-university-press/universities-schools-communities-and-democracy-buxUln4Cis
Publisher
Penn State University Press
Copyright
Copyright © 2009 The Pennsylvania State University
ISSN
1538-9731
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

Democratic Professionalism: Sharing Authority in Civic Life Universities, Schools, Communities, and Democracy Lee Benson, Ira Harkavy, and John Puckett Albert W. Dzur Democracy must begin at home, and its home is the neighborly community. --John Dewey, The Public and Its Problems (1927) Democracy has been given a mission to the world, and it is of no uncertain character. I wish to show that the university is the prophet of this democracy, as well as its priest and its philosopher; that in other words, the university is the Messiah of the democracy, its to-be-expected deliverer. --William Rainey Harper, The University and Democracy (1899) a number of the contributing authors, including their emphasis on democratic education and learning and the development of democratic partnerships. It's the Schooling System Nearly all the authors highlight issues relating to education and schooling. This is, of course, no accident since Dewey and Bloom focused on the purposes and methods of learning. While both identified the schooling system as the strategic subsystem of society, they called for very different types of schooling to help produce their radically different visions of a good society. They both would strongly agree with the Chilean sociologist Eugenio Tironi that

Journal

The Good SocietyPenn State University Press

Published: Jan 18, 2008

There are no references for this article.