Examines slavery, abolition, and race in the United States with a special focus on New York State.
Provides practical applications of democratic teaching for classes in history/social studies education, multicultural and social justice education, community service and civic engagement, and education and public policy.
This fully revised and updated edition includes twelve new chapters on contemporary topics such as ecological democracy, Native studies, inquiry teaching, and Islamophobia.
Follows California’s efforts at reforming the public school system from 1983 to the present.
Examines various aspects of citizen education programs that serve contemporary youth in the United States.
Challenges readers to rethink the way we view the nation’s past and race relations in the present.
Addresses the concerns of the marginalized in the American school curriculum.
A comparative study of citizenship education and adolescent political attitudes in five western democracies.
Addresses the question: How can schools help shape young minds to address the challenges of a democratic society?
This book is an examination of how the educational process perpetuates cultural myths contributing to the ecological crisis. In addressing the cultural and educational dimensions of the ecological crisis, ...
This supplemental text is an historical account of the beginning years of the social studies. Using the 1916 Social Studies report as a base, the book outlines the issues, contexts, and individuals that ...