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    good, personal, democratic, civic and better.
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  • This product had a total of 12 reviews as of our last analysis date on May 17 2019.
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Just what we needed for my wife's graduate classes.

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The text was easy to read and provoked thought about presenting students with more democratic and civil education in schools.

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The future of our democracy depends in part on the quality of civic education we provide (among many other things to be sure.) ...  Read More


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    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    This book is an accessible, carefully reasoned, examination of the limits of the audit culture currently suffusing our schools.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    The text was easy to read and provoked thought about presenting students with more democratic and civil education in schools.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    A very good read, however my only thoughts are perhaps in talking about the 7 myths, i would have liked to know the statistics or research that went behind those claims.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Joel westheimer's new book is a compelling and critical read from the first page of the introduction to the last page about hope for the future of democratic education.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Joel westheimer concisely demonstrates that teaching for democracy curricula is often steeped in politics, with political consequences.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    We are able to get slivers of his own personal story and also see the way the school system might not be doing all that it came to help students better understand and appreciate the importance of education, not just getting a certain score.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    This is the kind of book that will have you reading and contemplating what kind of citizen you want to be versus what kind you are being encouraged to be---and the role of education plays in the answer.

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