Alternative Learning Contexts and the Goals of Democracy in Education


by Deirdre M. Kelly - 2014

This chapter delineates three models of democracy, noting the role that alternative education plays within each model. Then, from the perspective of the participatory democracy model, I examine various initiatives to foster democracy in alternative learning contexts, drawing relevant examples from the literature to highlight critical issues, tensions, and dilemmas, and lessons learned.


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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 113. No. 2.


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 116 Number 14, 2014, p. 383-410
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 18298, Date Accessed: 9/22/2021 7:21:14 AM

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