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The Counterstory and the promise of collaborative compassion in education

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Charles P. Gause, Associate Professor (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: The current socio-cultural political climate in the United States, the renewing of the Patriot Act, disaster relief or the lack thereof, the ongoing threat of terrorism and the corroding of essential civil liberties, the rise in materialism and environmental destruction, the demonization of those in poverty, and the privatization of a free public education force us to ask the following question: What is the promise and purpose of a democratic education?

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Publication
In David C. Thompson and Faith E. Crampton (Eds.), Fostering compassion and understanding across borders: An international dialogue on the future of educational leadership. University Continuing Education Association (UCEA) Conference Proceedings 2007
Language: English
Date: 2007
Keywords
democratic education, collaboration, educators