Studies in Philosophy and Education 21 (4/5):281-287 (2002)
From a historical point of view, theuniversity as an institution has had the roleof educating an elite, rather than any obvioustask of enforcing democracy. But what kind ofexpectations regarding citizenship anddemocracy can we justifiably have when it comesto the role of higher education and ouruniversities today when higher education isundergoing a process of massification. Couldthe university eventually become a place fordeliberative communication, developingdeliberative qualities among its many students?According to the contributions presented here âstemming from a conference on the theme``Higher education, democracy and citizenship'',held at Ãrebro university, Sweden 2000 âthe answer is yes, to some extent, if there isroom for pluralism in different dimensions,opportunities to challenge one's own tradition,and tolerance and respect for the concreteother
|Keywords||Bildung citizenship cultural citizenship democracy higher education liberal education|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
The Challenge of Developing Civic Engagement in Higher Education in England.John Annette - 2010 - British Journal of Educational Studies 58 (4):451-463.
Introduction: The University Revisited.Maarten Simons, Barbara Haverhals & Gert Biesta - 2007 - Studies in Philosophy and Education 26 (5):395-404.
Forming the Professional Self: Bildung and the Ontological Perspective on Professional Education and Development.Martin R. Fellenz - forthcoming - Educational Philosophy and Theory:1-17.
Similar books and articles
Democracy, Higher Education Transformation, and Citizenship in South Africa.Yusef Waghid - 2006 - The Proceedings of the Twenty-First World Congress of Philosophy 4:153-158.
Higher Education and Problems of Citizenship Formation.Morgan White - 2012 - Journal of Philosophy of Education 46 (4):112-127.
Trusting in the University: The Contribution of Temporality and Trust to a Praxis of Higher Learning.Paul T. Gibbs - 2004 - Kluwer Academic Publishers.
Dewey's Dream: Universities and Democracies in an Age of Education Reform: Civil Society, Public Schools, and Democratic Citizenship.Lee Benson - 2007 - Temple University Press.
Democracy and Higher Education: Traditions and Stories of Civic Engagement.Scott J. Peters - 2010 - Michigan State University Press.
'Whipping Into Line': The Dual Crisis of Education and Citizenship in Postcolonial Zimbabwe.Kudzai Pfuwai Matereke - 2012 - Educational Philosophy and Theory 44 (s2):84-99.
Beyond the Modern University: Toward a Constructive Postmodern University.Marcus Peter Ford - 2002 - Praeger.
Mad Hatters, Jackbooted Managers, and the Massification of Higher Education.Alexander M. Sidorkin - 2012 - Educational Theory 62 (4):487-500.
Higher Ground: Ethics and Leadership in the Modern University.Nannerl O. Keohane - 2006 - Duke University Press.
Global Information Technology and Global Citizenship Education.Richard Ennals, Les Stratton, Noura Moujahid & Serhiy Kovela - 2009 - AI and Society 23 (1):61-68.
Innovation and Entrepreneurialism in the University =.Jorge Luis Nicolas Audy & Marília Morosini (eds.) - 2006 - Edipucrs.
Added to index2010-09-02
Total downloads48 ( #109,995 of 2,178,180 )
Recent downloads (6 months)2 ( #166,021 of 2,178,180 )
How can I increase my downloads?