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Albert W. Dzur

Albert W. Dzur is Professor of Political Science and Philosophy at Bowling Green State University. His recent books include Democracy Inside: Participatory Innovation in Unlikely Places and Rebuilding Public Institutions Together: Professionals and Citizens in a Participatory Democracy.

Dzur Boyte Teaching Citizenship

Education’s most important job is to teach students to take an active role in their democracy, starting in their own communities.

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This conversation is the tenth in the series, Trench Democracy: Participatory Innovation in Unlikely Places.

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Participatory Innovation in Unlikely Places.

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Participatory Innovation in Unlikely Places.

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Decatur, Georgia: a town where citizen participation plays a significant role in the daily life of government.

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Deepening student engagement through collaborative action.

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Study circles for race and racism in Lynchburg.

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Participatory Innovation in Unlikely Places.

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Part of our series on participatory innovation in unlikely places.

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Part of our series on participatory innovation in unlikely places.

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Juries hear only 4 percent of criminal trials in America. Their decline has fostered radical punitiveness, but reforms and novel institutions are breathing new life into the jury and civic participation more broadly.

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