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Connections: Professor Randy Curren and his new book, "Patriotic Education in a Global Age"

Sep 7, 2018

Should schools cultivate patriotism? It's one question among many about patriotism in schools and society addressed in a new book called “Patriotic Education in a Global Age.”

The co-author is University of Rochester professor Randy Curren. He joins us to discuss his research, the difference between patriotism and nationalism, and the role patriotism might play in civic education.