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DemocraticDialogue.com Occasional Paper Series #17
Phi Delta Kappan. April 2006 special issue on Patriotism and Education. Guest edited by Joel Westheimer. (follow links on table of contents to get full access to the articles)
Also, see responses and letters to the special issue on patriotism and education.
Educating for Democracy in K-12 Schools
Phi Delta Kappan. September 2003 special issue on Democracy and Civic Engagement. Guest edited by Joel Westheimer and Joe Kahne. (follow links on table of contents to get full access to the articles)
Kahne, J. & Westheimer, J. (2006). The Limits of Efficacy: Educating Citizens for a Democratic Society. PS: Political Science and Politics. April. 39(2), 289-296.
Westheimer, Joel (2005). Democratic Dogma: There is No One-Size-Fits-All Approach to Schooling for Democracy. Canadian Issues Magazine. Sept.
Cook, Sharon Anne (2004). Learning to be a Full Canadian Citizen: Youth, Elections, and Ignorance. Canadian Issues Magazine. September.
Westheimer, J. & Kahne, J. (2004). What Kind of Citizen? The Politics of Educating for Democracy. American Educational Research Journal. 41(2). Summer. (Winner of the Outstanding Paper of the Year award for research in social studies from the American Educational Research Association and Best Paper of the Year award from the division on Teaching and Learning of the American Political Science Association).
Westheimer, J. (2004). The Politics of Civic Education. Political Science & Politics. 38(2) April. 57-61.
Westheimer, J. & Kahne, J. (2003). Reconnecting Education to Democracy: Democratic Dialogues. Phi Delta Kappan. 84(1). September. Introduction to special issue on Democracy and Education.
Community and Democracy in Schools
Westheimer, J. (2000). Communities and Consequences: An Inquiry into Ideology and Practice in Teachers' Professional Work. Educational Administration Quarterly. Special Issue: School as Community, 35(1), 71-105.
Westheimer, J. (1998). Conceptualizing Community: Problems and Possibilities for Research on Teachers' Work. Journal of Research in Education, 8(1), 9-15.
Westheimer, J., & Kahne, J. (1993). Building School Communities: An Experience-Based Model. Phi Delta Kappan, 75(4), 324-328.
Westheimer, J. (1998). Among Schoolteachers: Community, Autonomy, and Ideology in Teachers' Work. New York: Teachers College Press.
Democratic Pedagogy and Academic Freedom in Higher Education
Westheimer, J. & Kahne, J. (2003). What Kind of Citizen? Political Choices and Educational Goals. Campus Compact Reader. III(3).
Westheimer, J., & Kahne, J. (2001). Social Justice, Service Learning, and Higher Education: A Critical Review of Research. The School Field. 12(5/6). Adapted from J. Kahne, J. Westheimer, & B. Rogers (2000).
Kahne, J., & Westheimer, J. (2000). A Pedagogy of Collective Action and Reflection: Preparing Teachers for Collective School Leadership. Journal
of Teacher Education, 51(5), 372-383.
Maclure, R. (2006). No Longer Overlooked and Undervalued? The Evolving Dynaimcs of Endogenous Educational Research in Sub-Saharan Africa. Harvard Educational Review. 76(1): 80-109.
Maclure, R & Denov, M. (2006). "I Didn't Want to Die So I Joined Them": Structuration and the Process of Becoming Boy Soldiers in Sierra Leone. Terrorism and Political Violence, 18: 119-135.
Maclure, R. & Sotelo, M. (2004). Children's Rights and the Tenuousness of Local Coalitions: A Case Study in Nicaragua. Journal of Latin American Studies. 36: 85-108.
Maclure, R. & Sotelo, M. (2004). Youth Gangs in Nicaragua: Gang Membership as Structured Individualization. Journal of Youth Studies. 7(4): 417-432.
Maclure, R. & Sotelo, M. (2003). Children's Rights as Residual Social Policy in Nicaragua: State Priorities and the Code of Childhood and Adolescence. Third World Quarterly. 24(4): 671-689.