Books and Articles




Greene, Maxine: Democratic Vistas: Renewing a Perspective

Westheimer and Kahne: What Kind of Citizen (there’s also a shorter excerpt here)

Ilich, Ivan: To hell with good intentions

   Neumann, Janice:  What Culture Gap?

   Shellenbarger, Sue:  Most Students Don't Know When News is Fake

   Dzwonkowski, Luke:  Identifying News Sites


Ayers, W., Hunt, J. A., & Quinn, T. (1998) Teaching for social justice: A democracy and education reader.

Berman, S. (1997) Children’s social consciousness and the development of social responsibility.

Davis, A. and Lynn, E. (eds). (2006) The civically engaged reader

Dewey, J. (1916) Education and democracy.

Elliott, S (2015). Teaching and learning on the verge: democratic education in action.

Eyler, J. and Giles, D. (1999) Where’s the learning in service learning?

Freire, P. (1970) Pedagogy of the oppressed.

Guilfoile, L. & Delander, B. (2014) Guidebook: Six Proven Practices for Effective Civic Learning

Horton, M. (1998). The long haul

Levinson, M. (2014). No citizen left behind

North, C. (2009) Teaching for social justice? Voices from the front lines.

Parker, W. (1996) Educating the democratic mind.