Monthly Archives: July 2012

Public Work and Democratic Professionalism

Facebook9 Twitter0 Google+0Total: 9I am spending six hours of every day co-teaching the Summer Institute of Civic Studies (syllabus here). The course covers roughly 18 separate topics, and I will blog about half of those. Today, I focus my blog … Continue reading

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a John Dewey primer

Facebook3 Twitter0 Google+0Total: 3I am co-teaching the Summer Institute of Civic Studies  and blogging about roughly half of the 18 topics on our syllabus. Today, I focus my blog notes on John Dewey’s book, The Public and its Problems (1927). … Continue reading

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Habermas and critical theory (a primer)

Facebook2 Twitter0 Google+0Total: 2I am co-teaching the Summer Institute of Civic Studies and using this blog to share my notes for roughly half of the 18 topics we cover. Yesterday morning’s discussion focused on Jürgen Habermas. The readings for that … Continue reading

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basic theories of civic development

Facebook10 Twitter0 Google+0Total: 10I am spending these two weeks co-teaching the Summer Institute of Civic Studies. We will cover 18 separate topics, and I will blog about roughly half of them. Yesterday afternoon’s discussion focused on children and youth, civic … Continue reading

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the Summer Institute of Civic Studies

Facebook17 Twitter0 Google+0Total: 17For the next two weeks, I will be spending six hours of every day co-teaching the Summer Institute of Civic Studies (syllabus here). We will cover roughly 18 separate topics, and I will blog about just a … Continue reading

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