The American Community College's Obligation to Democracy

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In this thesis, I address the dichotomy between liberal arts education and terminal vocational training in the American community college. The need is for reform in the community college in relation to philosophical instruction in order to empower citizens, support justice and create more sustainable communities. My call for reform involves a multicultural integration of philosophy into terminal/vocational programs as well as evolving the traditional liberal arts course to exist in a multicultural setting. Special attention is focused on liberating the oppressed, social and economic justice and philosophy of education.

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Pokross, Amy Elizabeth December 2007.

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In this thesis, I address the dichotomy between liberal arts education and terminal vocational training in the American community college. The need is for reform in the community college in relation to philosophical instruction in order to empower citizens, support justice and create more sustainable communities. My call for reform involves a multicultural integration of philosophy into terminal/vocational programs as well as evolving the traditional liberal arts course to exist in a multicultural setting. Special attention is focused on liberating the oppressed, social and economic justice and philosophy of education.

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Pokross, Amy Elizabeth. The American Community College's Obligation to Democracy, thesis, December 2007; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc5129/: accessed June 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .