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EDUCATION IS A MUST:WE CALL ALL EDUCATORS FOR ASSISTANCE (VI)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  6/01/18) Chapter Two Anarchism and Education I. Introduction Bookchin’s life and work and the development of this theory of social ecology were deeply enmeshed with a number of the radical left social movements of his time. The … Continue reading

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EDUCATION IS A MUST:WE CALL ALL EDUCATORS FOR ASSISTANCE (V)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  20/01/17) C. Methods and Data Collection Data-generation involved observations of classrooms within the school to learn about thedirect implications of social ecology for curriculum and instruction. I collected and analyzedhistorical and archival materials (i.e. brochures, newspaper articles, … Continue reading

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EDUCATION IS A MUST:WE CALL ALL EDUCATORS FOR ASSISTANCE (IV)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  18/09/15) B. Re-Imagining Education, Democracy, and Citizenship: Social Ecology and Libertarian  Municipalism Within anarchism and, more specifically, social ecology/libertarian municipalism, there isa wholly different framework for thinking about democracy, citizenship, and, thus, education. While liberalism holds as … Continue reading

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EDUCATION IS A MUST:WE CALL ALL EDUCATORS FOR ASSISTANCE (III)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  1/02/15) The personally responsible citizen adheres to the norms and standards of the existing  society and acts responsibly within his/her community. Within this conception of citizenship,acting responsibly entails working and paying taxes, obeying laws, and  volunteering in … Continue reading

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EDUCATION IS A MUST:WE CALL ALL EDUCATORS FOR ASSISTANCE (II)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  23/05/14) Chapter One Educating Toward Direct Democracy I. Framing the StudySince the late 18th century, philosophers and politicians, revolutionaries and reformists  have held as their primary purpose or goal the preservation, enlargement, and/or extension of  democracy, democratic … Continue reading

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EDUCATION IS A MUST:WE CALL ALL EDUCATORS FOR ASSISTANCE (I)

EDUCATING TOWARD DIRECT DEMOCRACY AND ECOLOGICAL  SUSTAINABILITY: THEORY OF SOCIAL ECOLOGY AS A FRAMEWORK FOR  CRITICAL, DEMOCRATIC, AND COMMUNITY-BASED EDUCATION The aim of this dissertation project was to explore and extrapolate the work of the leftlibertariansocial theorist, Murray Bookchin (1921-2006), … Continue reading

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THE (S)HYPER HEROES AS NITSZE TAUGHT

“WHATEVER HAPPENED TO THE MAN OF TODAY? SUPERMAN, CITIZENSHIP, AND THE AMERICAN WAY” Superman renounced his U.S. citizenship. Then a bunch of U.S. citizens complained about it. So Superman actually turns out not to have renounced his citizenship at all, … Continue reading

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