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Kaltsounis, Theodore – Social Studies, 1997
Maintains that there are definite and divisive tensions between multicultural education and citizenship education. Identifies various positions, philosophical backgrounds, and political proponents of these two camps. Recommends using both pedagogies to create a sense of community. (MJP)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Civics, Cultural Interrelationships, Cultural Pluralism
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Kaltsounis, Theodore – Social Studies, 1999
Considers the forces contributing to the development of democratic citizenship education in Albania and reviews the progress that has been made. Explores the barriers to democratic citizenship education, such as the centralization in Albanian schools and the lack of resources for running a program. Ponders the future of democratic citizenship…
Descriptors: Citizen Role, Citizenship Education, Democracy, Democratic Values
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Kaltsounis, Theodore – Social Studies, 1990
Examines democracy as a social and political system. Defines democracy as an evolving process that moves toward consensus whereby citizens exercise their sovereignty in government based on values and laws. Identifies two cornerstones of democracy: sovereignty of the people and individual rights. Explores the guardianship role of education in…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Civil Liberties
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Kaltsounis, Theodore – Social Studies, 1990
Evaluates the "Handbook of Research on Social Studies Teaching and Learning's" section on interrelations between social studies and other curriculum areas (art, music, literature, science, technology, reading, and writing). Commends the section for advocating integration of curriculum and for showing how limited research is for teaching…
Descriptors: Art Education, Cognitive Style, Content Area Reading, Curriculum Development