Democracy as Discussion: Civic Education and the American Forum Movement
ISBN: 0739115073
EAN13: 9780739115077
Language: English
Pages: 360
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 9.00" L x 6.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Hardcover

Democracy as Discussion: Civic Education and the American Forum Movement

Book Overview
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.