The Roots of Civic Journalism

The Roots of Civic Journalism : Darwin, Dewey and Mead

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This intellectual history of the civic journalism movement focuses on the ideas of Charles Darwin, John Dewey, and George Mead. Author David Perry suggests that the detailed study of these ideas may help shape the future evolution of civic journalism.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 164 pages
  • 140.7 x 214.4 x 12.4mm | 222.26g
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • New
  • 0761826343
  • 9780761826347

Table of contents

Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Acknowledgments Chapter 3 Introduction Chapter 4 Civic Journalism, Individuality, and Community Chapter 5 Charles Darwin: Evolutionary Revolutionary Chapter 6 John Dewey: The Philosopher of Civic Journalism Chapter 7 A Modest "Deweyan" Proposal for Journalistic Academic Freedom, Tenure, and Workplace Equality Chapter 8 George H. Mead: Philosopher of Communication Chapter 9 Others Chapter 10 Conclusion Chapter 11 References Chapter 12 Index
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About David K. Perry

David K. Perry is Associate Professor of Journalism, the University of Alabama.
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