To restore American democracy : political education and the modern university / edited By Robert E. Calvert

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Subjects: Higher education and state--United States--Congresses
Education, Higher--Political aspects--United States--Congresses
Political socialization--United States--Congresses
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, c2006
LC Classification: L, LC
Physical Description: xii, 276 p. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: 1. Political education and the modern university : prologue / Robert E. Calvert 1
2. Between resignation and utopia : political education in the modern American university / William A. Galston 29
3. Liberal education and the civic project / Michael J. Sandel 45
4. The media, the mall, the multiplex : America's invisible tutors and the end of citizenship / Benjamin R. Barber 55
5. The values of media, the values of citizenship, and the values of higher education / Todd Gitlin 79
6. Public spaces and MyUniversity.com / Cass R. Sustein 95
7. The culture of expedience : liberal education meets the "real" world / James B. Stewart 117
8. Education and character in an age of moral freedom / Alan Wolfe 137
9. Democracy, character, and the university / Leroy S. Rouner 155
10. How do we talk? : God talk and American political life / Jean Bethke Elshtain 171
11. Plato's dogs : reflections on the university after 9/11 / Stephen Holmes 185
12. The civic education of a black American in a great big world / Roger Wilkins 205
13. Moral education and democratic citizenship / Michael Walzer 217
14. Utopias gone wrong : the antipolitical culture of the modern university and how to change it / Robert E. Calvert 231
Additional Authors: Calvert, Robert E
Notes: LCCN: 2005022246
ISBN: 0742534545 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0742534553 (pbk. : alk. paper)
"The chapters in the volume for the most part were originally delivered as lectures at a symposium at DePauw University in the spring of 2003..."--P. 1
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Political education and the modern university : prologue / Robert E. Calvert -- Between resignation and utopia : political education and the modern American university / William A. Galston -- Liberal education and the civic project / Michael J. Sandel -- The media, the mall, and the multiplex : America's invisible tutors and the end of citizenship / Benjamin R. Barber -- The values of media, the values of citizenship, and the values of higher education / Todd Gitlin -- Public spaces and MyUniveristy.com / Cass R. Sunstein -- The culture of expedience : liberal education meets the "real" world / James B. Stewart -- Education and character in an age of moral freedom / Alan Wolfe -- Democracy, character, and the university / Leroy S. Rouner -- How do we talk? : God talk and American political life / Jean Bethke Elshtain -- Plato's dogs : reflections on the university after 9/11 / Stephen Holmes -- The civic education of a Black American in a great big world / Roger Wilkins -- Moral education and democratic citizenship / Michael Walzer -- Utopias gone wrong : the antipolitical culture of the modern university and how to change it / Robert E. Calvert
OCLC Number: 61229705
ISBN/ISSN: 0742534545
0742534553