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Democracy as discussion : civic education and the American forum movement

Author: William M Keith
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, ©2007.
Series: Lexington studies in political communication.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using primary sources from archives around the country, Democracy as Discussion traces the early history of the Speech field, the development of discussion as an alternative to debate, and the Deweyan, Progressive philosophy of discussion that swept the United States in the early twentieth century.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Democracy as discussion.
Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, ©2007
(DLC) 2006033505
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William M Keith
ISBN: 9780739154021 0739154028
OCLC Number: 813846514
Awards: Winner of Diamond Anniversary Award, National Communication Association, Outstanding Book of 2007; Daniel Rohrer Award, American Forensic Association, Best Book of 2007; Book Award, Ethics Division, National Communication Association.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 360 pages)
Contents: Origins of speech pedagogy --
Contest debating and civic pedagogy --
John Dewey and the turn to discussion --
The first wave : discussion educators emerge --
The second wave : discussion pedagogy comes of age --
The demise of discussion --
The development of the American forum --
Adult education and the civic mission --
The Federal Forum Project.
Series Title: Lexington studies in political communication.
Responsibility: William M. Keith.
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A wonderful book, making visible how early scholarship in Speech drew from and contributed to a larger American discussion about democracy's meaning. To understand the tensions among discussion, Read more...

 
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