Education and democracy in dangerous times

Riddle, Stewart and Apple, Michael W. (2019) Education and democracy in dangerous times. In: Re-imagining education for democracy. Taylor & Francis (Routledge), Abingdon, United Kingdom, pp. 1-9. ISBN 978-0-367-19712-4

Abstract

In this book, we seek to consider the importance of education and sustainable democracy in a time of dangerous uncertainty. By engaging with multiple perspectives on participatory democracy and education, we hope to more fully understand the principles of a sustainable and collective commitment to civic virtue through education. What does it mean for democracy in a time of enormous global uncertainty and challenge, when the structures that have upheld the story of Western liberal democracies—capitalism, (neo)liberalism, and democracy—are either straining or completely coming apart? The rise of neo-fascism and increasing global tensions require us to consider how we might better inoculate societies from the social diseases of war, inequality, and potential social collapse.


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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Permanent restricted access to Published version, in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Teacher Education and Early Childhood
Date Deposited: 23 May 2019 01:40
Last Modified: 05 Jul 2019 03:23
Uncontrolled Keywords: education, democracy, social justice, equity, schooling
Fields of Research : 16 Studies in Human Society > 1608 Sociology > 160809 Sociology of Education
Identification Number or DOI: 10.4324/9780429242748
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/36494

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