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Education for Civic Participation in the Twenty-First Century

Michael A. Rebell

in Flunking Democracy: Schools, Courts, and Civic Participation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226549781
eISBN:
9780226549958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226549958.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter advances specific proposals for carrying out the reforms that are necessary for schools to properly prepare students for civic participation. Schools need to offer all students civics ... More


Character Education and the Challenge of Raising a Moral Generation

Chester E. Finn Jr. (ed.)

in Uniting America: Restoring the Vital Center to American Democracy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108569
eISBN:
9780300133189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108569.003.0011
Subject:
History, Social History

Schools have a sense of civic obligation to instill democratic values and personal morality among young people and to prepare them to be tomorrow's citizens. In the United States, traditional ... More


True to Values

Mark Robert Rank

in One Nation, Underprivileged: Why American Poverty Affects Us All

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195101683
eISBN:
9780199894048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101683.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter takes up the issue of values. The goal of reducing poverty is consistent, and in fact critical, to the realization of two core sets of values held in high esteem by the majority of ... More


Mothers, grandmothers and civic engagement

Esther Muddiman, Sally Power, and Chris Taylor

in Civil Society and the Family

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447355526
eISBN:
9781447355571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447355526.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter assesses the central role that mothers and grandmothers play in sharing civic and pro-social values with younger generations. The data suggest that positive intergenerational ... More


Calvin's Church in Geneva: Constructed or Gathered? Local or Foreign? French or Swiss?

William Naphy

in Calvin and His Influence, 1509–2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199751846
eISBN:
9780199914562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751846.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

When Calvin returned to Geneva in 1541, he was entrusted not just with the Ecclesiastical Ordinances but also with leading the committee to write what would become Geneva’s first, post-Revolutionary ... More


Civil Discourse and Religion in Transitional Democracies: The Cases of Lithuania, Peru, and Indonesia

David Ingram

in Democracy, Culture, Catholicism: Voices from Four Continents

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267309
eISBN:
9780823272334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267309.003.0022
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Respect for human dignity and the common good in democratic regimes cannot be sustained by reason alone. Citizen faith commitments endorsing both of these values are necessary. However, negotiating ... More


Lucan and the ‘Caesarist’ Reader, ca.1590–1610

Edward Paleit

in War, Liberty, and Caesar: Responses to Lucan's Bellum Ciuile, ca. 1580 - 1650

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199602988
eISBN:
9780191744761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602988.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, British and Irish History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter, ‘Lucan and the Caesarist Reader’, is the first of five chapters within Part Two, ‘Readings’. It examines English responses to Lucan from approximately the early 1590s to 1610, including ... More


Euergetism and religion in the cities of the Peloponnese (first century BC to first century AD): Between civic traditions and self-assertion of the elites

Yves Lafond

in Hellenistic Sanctuaries: Between Greece and Rome

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199654130
eISBN:
9780191814747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654130.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The aim of this chapter is to clarify the religious identity of the cities of the Peloponnese in the period between the first century BC and the first century AD. The documentary basis of this ... More


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