Civic Education in a Stressful Society: A Program of Value Clarity and Tension Reduction

  • William G. Williams


The area of education loosely labeled civic education has as one of its major goals the development of citizens that will preserve and extend democratic values. The schools, however, have tended to ignore the totality of experiences which are essential for the making of good citizens. The compartmentalization of the curriculum has narrowly focused civic education in a formal class called social studies.


Stressful Life Event Social Stress Democratic Society Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation Moral Dilemma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • William G. Williams
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  1. 1.Department of EducationEastern Wesleyan UniversityCheneyUSA

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