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Author Asen, Robert, 1968- author

Title Democracy, deliberation, and education / Robert Asen
Published University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 233 pages)
Series Rhetoric and democratic deliberation
Rhetoric and democratic deliberation
Contents Introduction : discovering local deliberation and policymaking -- Networked publics, networked policies -- Ideology, counterpublicity, and the Gay-Straight Alliance -- Scarcity, district finances, and difficult decisions -- Expertise, integration, and the problem of judgment -- Trust, relationships, and deliberation -- Conclusion : reconnecting democracy and education
Summary "Explores the ways that school board members engage each other to make decisions for their local communities in the United States. Illustrates the perils and promise of local policymaking as people seek to chart a future course for their communities, addressing issues of ideology, scarcity, expertise, and trust"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from electronic title page (EBSCOhost, viewed April 4, 2018)
Subject Deliberative democracy -- Wisconsin
Democracy and education -- Wisconsin
Education and state -- Wisconsin
School boards -- Wisconsin
Deliberative democracy.
Democracy and education.
EDUCATION -- Administration -- General.
EDUCATION -- Educational Policy & Reform -- General.
Education and state.
School boards.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0271073160 (electronic bk.)
9780271073163 (electronic bk.)
(paperback ; alk. paper)
(paperback ; alk. paper)