Bibliography: Democracy (page 581 of 596)

This annotated bibliography is compiled and customized by the Center for Positive Practices for the I'm with Tulsi website.  Some of the authors featured on this page include Jean A. Luckowski, James L. Barth, Robert Lee Chartrand, Rita Jacobs, Susanne M. Shafer, Information Reports and Bibliographies, James J. Lopach, Philip Rosen, Marie Eliou, and Walter Grab.

Shafer, Susanne M. (1989). People's Education in South Africa, International Journal of Social Education. Discusses the educational inequities in South Africa between Whites and Blacks. Describes the efforts of the National Education Crisis Conference (NECC) in addressing the educational needs of Blacks. Includes resolutions passed by the NECC and describes the booklet, "What Is History?," produced by a branch of the NECC. Descriptors: Access to Education, Apartheid, Black Education, Course Content

Biemiller, Lawrence; And Others (1989). Defiance and Death in Beijing, Chronicle of Higher Education. After suppression of protesters, Chinese officials demand that student leaders turn themselves in or face punishment. American colleges and scholarly organizations condemn massacre. Chinese students in the U.S. and abroad decry the slaughter and worry about going home. Descriptors: Activism, College Students, Communism, Conflict

Kaiser, Frederick M. (1989). The Amount of Classified Information: Causes, Consequences, and Correctives of a Growing Concern, Government Information Quarterly. Exploration of major causes underlying the growing amount of classified national security information examines both recent and perennial tendencies. The consequences of this growth for public access, constitutional checks and balances, and changes in the classification system and product are assessed, and corrective measures available to Congress and the executive office are discussed. Descriptors: Access to Information, Classification, Democracy, Disclosure

Jacobs, Rita (1988). Search and Seizure, Social Studies Review. Offers an eight-day unit on search and seizure for high school students. Includes condensed versions of famous court decisions, teaching materials, and day-by-day teaching procedures. Descriptors: Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Democracy, High Schools

Eliou, Marie (1988). Women in the Academic Profession: Evolution or Stagnation?, Higher Education. A study of the social origins and career paths of Greek university faculty found few gains for women in the last twenty years, with those gains resulting from university democratization. Women faculty tend to be older and from more middle-class backgrounds than their male peers. Descriptors: Career Ladders, College Role, Comparative Analysis, Democracy

Newmann, Fred M. (1989). Reflective Civic Participation, Social Education. Reconceptualizes the definition of citizenship from the concept of persons acting in rational self-interest to that of the citizen who acts in the interest of the public good. Argues that reflective citizen participation must be engendered through a new curricular framework. Delineates five areas that must be considered in this curricular framework. Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Civics

Grab, Walter (1988). German Democratic and Revolutionary Movements, 1815-1848, International Journal of Social Education. Discusses the democratic and revolutionary movements between 1815 and 1848, which strove to create a united German republic based upon popular sovereignty. Examines the political and intellectual situation in Germany, identifying three successive waves of radical activity: (1) the student movement; (2) the popular revolt; and (3) the full-scale revolution of 1848. Descriptors: Activism, Democracy, Democratic Values, European History

Libresco, Andrea (1988). The Limits of Free Expression, Social Studies Review. Provides a six day unit of instruction designed to help senior high students understand the civil rights guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution's First Amendment. Based around provided summaries of famous court cases, the unit includes instructional objectives, suggested teaching procedures, and evaluation aids. Descriptors: Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Democracy, Freedom of Speech

Lopach, James J.; Luckowski, Jean A. (1989). The Rediscovery of Memory in Teaching Democratic Values, Social Education. Provides a schema of U.S. political values with accompanying definitions and quotations, meant to serve as a supplement in teaching U.S. political values and citizenship. Includes suggestions for using the schema in the classroom. Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Class Activities, Democracy, Democratic Values

Barth, James L. (1989). Botswana Social Studies: Citizenship and Nation Building, International Journal of Social Education. Describes the Botswana experience with social studies, dividing the discussion into three historical periods. Discusses the aims of education in Botswana as being the promotion of democratic principles, national development, self reliance, and social harmony. Maintains that social studies is crucial to citizenship education and nation building. Descriptors: Citizen Role, Citizenship Education, Civics, Democracy

Chartrand, Robert Lee; And Others (1990). International Visions, Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science. Issues in the field of information science that should be addressed as the nation and the world enter the 1990s are discussed in eight articles. Some of the topics addressed include U.S. federal information policy, whether the United States should rejoin UNESCO, information technology in developing countries, and the potential impact of the European Community 1992. Descriptors: Democracy, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Federal Government

Coghlin, Ellen K. (1990). The Astonishing Transformation of Eastern Europe Upsets Research Agendas, Intellectual Assumptions, Chronicle of Higher Education. Scholarship on Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union has been influenced by the cold-war model of persistent competition between two monolithic superpowers. With Eastern Europe in disarray, that model cannot hold up much longer. Marxist theory is now questioned. Descriptors: Archives, Area Studies, Communism, Democracy

Rosen, Philip (1990). Teaching the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in a U.S. Government Course, Social Studies. Discusses the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights as a vehicle for learning democratic and humanistic values. Provides goals for instruction about the Declaration. Compares the Declaration to U.S. Supreme Court cases and congressional acts, and suggests classroom activities using it. Includes an appendix on Supreme Court cases and public laws. Descriptors: Class Activities, Democracy, Elementary Secondary Education, Humanism

Language Arts (1990). Liberation Education: An Interview with Ira Shor. Interviews Ira Shor, who discusses the meaning of liberation education, the political nature of education, teacher education, and problems and possibilities associated with liberation education. Descriptors: Democracy, Educational Change, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education

Information Reports and Bibliographies (1988). The FBI's Library Awareness Program: National Security vs Government Intrusion into American Libraries [and] The KGB and the Library Target. Presents statements made to the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights by representatives of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the library community concerning the surveillance of library users' reading habits as a national security measure. An FBI study on the extent of Soviet intelligence service's utilization of America's specialized scientific and technical libraries is also provided. Descriptors: Access to Information, Civil Liberties, Democracy, Federal Government

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